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Bicyclist dies after crossing into car’s path in St. Pete


Published:   |   Updated: February 11, 2014 at 05:33 AM

A bicyclist was killed Monday night after crossing into the path of a car in St. Petersburg.

According to police, Brittany Harris, 23, of St. Petersburg, was driving a 2002 southbound on 31st Street South, passing the intersection of 35th Avenue South, just after 10 p.m. when the unidentified bicyclist was stopped but suddenly started to cross westbound.

The bicyclist crossed into the path of Harris, who struck the back of the bicyclist’s tire, police said.

The byclist, who struck the windshield before landing on the pavement, was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

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