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31-Year-Old Orlando Man Hit And Killed While Riding Bike In Polk County

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POLK COUNTY, Fla. – A 31-year-old Orlando man riding a bicycle was killed Sunday morning when he was struck by a car on State Road 559 near Auburndale, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at 7:09 a.m. on SR-559, north of Sunset Lane, troopers say.

A car traveling southbound, driven by a 26-year-old Auburndale man, collided with the bicyclist as he, too, traveled south, according to FHP.

According to troopers, that man suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.

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