Roosevelt Boulevard Bicycle Fatality Under Investigation
The two-vehicle accident occurred Sunday at the intersection of Roosevelt and Bradford in the Highpoint Area, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A Largo motorist collided with a bicycle on Roosevelt Boulevard Sunday afternoon around 3:30 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Quinten Canty, 25, of Clearwater was riding his Mt. Fury Bicycle on Roosevelt near the intersection with Bradford Street. Canty tried to cross Roosevelt and failed to yield to oncoming westbound traffic, according to the accident report.
Canty went into the path of the Mercedes driven by Anastasios F. Poulakis, 58, of Largo. The bicycle crashed into the front of the car, according to the accident report.
Canty was injured critically and transported to Largo Medical Center, where he died from the injuries sustained in the crash, according to the report.
The incident remains under investigation. Details regarding the incident are subject to change. Charges are pending, according to the news release.