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Briefs

Bicyclist dies after being hit by truck

By Times Staff Writer
Published December 14, 2005


TAMPA - A 51-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday morning after being hit by a truck.

Steven Reese Goodwin of 2511 N 55th St. in Tampa was riding eastbound in the emergency lane on Broadway Avenue E when Marshall Wiggins, 49, of 124 Cherry Lane in Tampa, struck the bicycle.

Goodwin was thrown from his bike, landing in a ditch. He was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he died from his injuries. The accident occurred at 6 a.m. Hillsborough sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carter said detectives are still investigating the accident. No charges have been filed.

[Last modified December 14, 2005, 00:13:09]


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