FHP trying to identify bike rider


Published: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 9:35 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 9:35 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol is working to identify a bicyclist who died after being hit by a car outside Williston on Tuesday.

According to FHP, the Hispanic male was riding a Raleigh north on U.S. 441 about four miles north of Williston. He was ejected from the bike after it was hit by the right front of a 2006 Nissan sedan, according to FHP Trooper David Roberts.

The Nissan driver, Marvin Gunn, 26, of Levy County, was not injured, Roberts said.

The crash happened about about 5:45 p.m. and the bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, according to FHP. Charges are pending further investigation.

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