Bicyclist dead after being hit by driver

Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 03:46 PM.

A bicyclist died Tuesday morning after he was hit by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 98 and Geronimo Street, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Michael Shinsky, 60, of Miramar Beach, was turning right from Geronimo Street onto westbound U.S. 98 at about 11 a.m. in a 2009 Ford truck.

Shinsky hit a bicyclist, who was traveling eastbound in the bike lane of U.S. 98.

The 23-year-old bicyclist, who was not identified Tuesday afternoon, died on scene.

Shinsky was uninjured.

The FHP is investigating.



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