THE VILLAGES, Fla. — An 80-year-old bicyclist died Friday morning after troopers said the driver of a golf cart turned in front of him in The Villages.
Troopers said the golf cart driver, a 69-year-old woman from Rochester, New York, told them she couldn’t see the bicyclist due to the early morning sun.
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Investigators said the golf cart driver was making a left on Ichabod Way in The Villages from Hillsborough Trial when she turned directly into the path of the bicyclist.
Troopers said the 80-year-old man, who lived in The Villages and was wearing a helmet, was thrown off his bike and suffered serious injuries. He later died at a nearby hospital.
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