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Tampa police: Driver ran over bicyclist lying in road

Published:   |   Updated: July 19, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Tampa police are investigating the death of a bicyclist who was discovered lying in the street east of Ybor City this morning.

A Honda Civic was traveling north on N. 50th Street near Adamo Drive when the driver spotted a bicycle in the road. The driver tried to stop, but was unable to avoid running over the bike and James W. Mingo, 41, police said.

Damage to the car shows that Mingo was lying prone in the street before the accident, police said.

No further details have been released. Stay with TBO.com for updates.

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