Second Cyclist in 2 Days Killed by Car in Sunrise

Man is second roadway fatality in collision with car in 24 hours

By Brian Hamacher
|  Wednesday, Jan 5, 2011  |  Updated 10:45 AM EDT
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Second Cyclist in 2 Days Killed by Car in Sunrise

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The MDC may be putting on the brakes for cyclists who ride at the West Hartford Reservoir.

For the second day in a row, a man riding a bicycle has been struck and killed in Sunrise.

The latest incident happened around 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, in the 2500 block of W. Sunrise Blvd.

Police say a silver Toyota Camry stationwagon was traveling eastbound on Sunrise Blvd. when it collided with the unidentified bicyclist.

The victim, who police described as a white middle-aged man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tuesday's fatal accident happened at around 6 a.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of Flamingo Road near Sunrise Blvd.

In Tuesday's incident, a woman driving a white sedan struck and killed a cyclist who was also pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the drivers stopped and remained at the scene in both incidents.

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