Bicyclist killed in Pinellas Park

Posted at 10:42 PM, Sep 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-28 22:42:52-04

A man riding a bicycle was struck and killed late Monday afternoon, police said.

The crash occurred around 4 p.m. in the 5300 block of Park Blvd.

The bicyclist crossed into the path of a 2002 Ford Sport Track . The driver tried to avoid a collision, but couldn't, police said.  

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

All westbound traffic on the roadway was shut down.

Police describe the victim as a homeless man. He has not been identified.

No charges were filed against the driver.