Cyclist Killed in South Walton Crash

A 23 year old bicyclist was killed at mid-day on highway 98 at Miramar Beach in Walton County.

The crash happened at 11:00 AM on US 98 at Geronimo Street when the cyclist was struck by a pick up truck that turned into the bike rider in the bike lane.

The truck driver, 60 year old Michael Shinsky of Miramar Beach, failed to see the cyclist approaching as he was turning onto highway 98. The front of the truck hit the front of the bike.

The identity of the bicycle rider is being withheld until relatives are notified.

The Florida highway Patrol is investigating


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