Georgia man killed while riding his bike in Walton County

By: News Email
By: News Email

An Atlanta, Georgia man was killed Saturday while riding his bike in Walton County.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports 33-year-old Kurt Frankel was riding his bike in the bike lane on Highway 98 around 8:30 Saturday morning.

The FHP says 19-year-old Alexandra Alford of Miramar Beach was driving within the outside lane but somehow hit Frankel on his bike from behind.

Frankel was thrown from his bike and was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital in South Walton County but did not survive his injuries. He was wearing a helmet. Charges in this crash are pending.

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