FHP: Cyclist killed in Mayport Road crash | News

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FHP: Cyclist killed in Mayport Road crash

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- A cyclist hit by a car while crossing Mayport Road in Atlantic Beach was killed early Wednesday, authorities said.

The crash happened about near the intersection of Mayport and Edgar Street about 11:45 a.m., according to the Atlantic Beach Police Department. The cyclist, identified as 42-year-old Misty Van Pelt, was cutting across traffic when it happened, troopers said.

A viewer told First Coast News that's the third accident recently at the same location. The same viewer said Navy medics were on scene ahead of EMTs, providing first aid. That information has not been confirmed.

Van Pelt was taken to UF Health, where she was pronounced dead, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

First Coast News will update this developing story as we learn more.


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