SEBASTIAN, FL – Authorities say an elderly woman died after she was hit by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in Sebastian Friday night, TC Palm reports.
The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident, which involved a 78-year-old woman. According to investigators, she was riding a bicycle on Sebastian Boulevard between Easy Street and Delaware Avenue when she was hit by a pickup truck sometime between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Deputies said the driver of the pickup, a 52-year-old man, initially left the scene following the crash but returned later. The identities of the victim and the driver were not immediately released.
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