Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit by Vehicle
An Englewood bicyclist died Friday after being struck by a vehicle in Sarasota County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Gerald Albert Neuman, 79, was struck on State Road 776 by a vehicle being driven by Geoffrey Older, 69, of Sarasota. According to the FHP report. Older was accelerating in a reckless manner and lost control of the vehicle. Older’s vehicle struck the bicyclist, ejecting Neuman. The vehicle continued to travel, colliding with a stop sign and then a utility pole. ‘ The FHP reported the crash was not alcohol-related and charges are pending.
Ft. Myers News Press, Lee County, March 19, 2011