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Male bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle in Pinellas Park

PINELLAS PARK — A male bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle on U.S. 19 on Monday night, according to Pinellas Park police.

The incident took place at about 8:30 p.m. along the 8000 block of U.S. 19 N, near the Walmart Supercenter.

The driver was headed north on U.S. 19, police said, when his vehicle struck the bicyclist. The driver stayed at the scene, police said, and is cooperating with the investigation.

No other details were released, including the identities of the bicyclist and driver.

Northbound U.S. 19 will be closed for several hours. Police warned motorists to avoid the area.

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Male bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle in Pinellas Park