Bicyclist killed by semi in Polk County

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Polk County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide deputies are investigating a deadly crash involving a bicyclist and semi truck.

The crash was reported at 6:35 a.m. on Friday.

A sheriff’s office spokesperson said that it happened on Old Berkley Road in the Auburndale area.

The bicyclist died in the crash.

As of 8:35 a.m. on Friday morning, Old Berkley Road is closed from Gapway Road to Fish Haven Road. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

No other details have been released.

 

 

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