Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Bicyclist Dies in Tampa

Regrattably, there's another bicyclist fatality to report. This from the St. Petersburg Times:

Bicyclist dies following Florida Ave. crash
TAMPA -- A 19-year-old bicyclist is dead after losing control on Florida Avenue last night.

Gilbert Hernandez, of 2450 E Hillsborough Ave., Apt. 319, was riding his bike northbound near E Flora St. at 9:30 p.m. when he crashed and struck his head on the curb and pavement, Tampa police spokeswoman Andrea Davis said.

He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he later died.

-- Rebecca Catalanello, Times staff writer

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