HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - A 16-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed while riding along Gunn Highway in Hillsborough County Monday night.
Anthony Greene was riding his black bicycle southbound on Gunn at Jana Drive around 8:30 p.m. when he was hit by a southbound truck driven by Christopher Griffith.
Griffith was traveling about 45 mph and tried to take evasive action when the crash occurred, according to a sheriff's statement.
Greene was thrown from his bicycle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The area of Gunn Highway where he was struck has no bike lane or paved shoulder.