News: Bicycle rider struck and killed by box truck in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, FL – Miami Beach police were at the scene of an accident that killed a bicycle rider on Tuesday, NBC Miami reports.

Authorities said the bicyclist was struck by a box truck at Dade Boulevard and Purdy Avenue, and was pronounced dead at the scene.  The name of the victim was not immediately released.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene as police were investigating.

The Venetian Causeway was shut down westbound at West Avenue and Dade Boulevard following the incident.

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