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Bicyclist falls in road, struck by tow truck

Fatal accident Sunday afternoon on Atlantic Boulevard at Debutante Road

A bicyclist died Sunday after falling off their bike onto Atlantic Boulevard and being hit by a tow truck, police say
A bicyclist died Sunday after falling off their bike onto Atlantic Boulevard and being hit by a tow truck, police say

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A bicyclist died Sunday after falling onto Atlantic Boulevard and being hit by a tow truck, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. 

The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department said the bicyclist fell near Lee and Debutante roads at about 3:15 p.m. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. 

Police have not released the bicyclist's name or identified the truck driver.

All westbound Atlantic Boulevard lanes were redirected to Lee Road and onto Monument Road, police said.