A bicyclist tragically died after falling off his bike and being run over by a vehicle on Tuesday.
Local10.com reports that the incident occurred as 59-year-old Robert Bastian rode his bike southbound on a sidewalk that runs along a northbound traffic lane.
As Bastian was riding he suddenly fell from his bike after his foot hit a utility pole. His fall landed him between a tow truck and the box truck that it was towing. The box truck ran him over, killing him at the scene.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office is investigating and has reported that the tow truck driver is cooperating with the investigation.
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