Fatal Bicycle Vs Truck Accident In Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda officials announced an accident involving a bicyclist and a pick up truck that occurred Tuesday Morning was fatal.

The crash happened early morning on U.S. 41 at St. Pierre Road when Angle Hoyt a 24 year old from Port Charlotte was riding a bicycle north on 41. Hoyt apparently attempted to turn left onto St. Pierre Road but rode directly into the side of an oncoming pick up truck in the southbound lanes.

The force of the collision threw Hoyt from her bicycle onto the roadway where authorities later pronounced her dead. FHP also stated that Hoyt had not been wearing a helmet during the crash and that an investigation of the accident was underway.