UPDATE: Bicyclist killed overnight in Destin has been identified
DESTIN, Fla. (WJHG) - Update: The bicyclist killed overnight after being hit by two vehicles on Highway 98 in Destin has been identified as 35-year-old David Raphael Abrahams.
Officials tell us that two other people were also injured.
They say the driver of the first car to hit Abrahams then lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree, suffering serious injuries. He’s being treated at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. A passenger in his car also suffered injuries.
Deputies say a second vehicle also struck Abrahams. No details were given about this driver’s condition.
An active investigation into the accident is ongoing.
A bicyclist is dead and two other are injured after a crash in Destin.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is looking for witnesses in connection with a fatal accident in Destin overnight that took the life of a bicyclist and injured two people in a car.
Officers responded just before midnight to a call of a man in the roadway in the area of Harbor Boulevard and Beach Drive. The adult male was dead when deputies arrived.
According to officers, a vehicle also struck a tree, injuring two people, who were both taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
Police say Westbound lanes of Highway 98 in the area were closed for approximately six hours.
The investigation is ongoing and OCSO IS asking anyone who witnessed the accident or who has information to please contact the agency at 850.651.7400.
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