Broward County

Young Man on Bicycle Struck and Killed by Car in Plantation

Monel Rivera, 20, killed in Monday morning crash


A young man was killed after he was struck by a car while riding a bicycle in Plantation early Monday, officials said.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. in the 500 block of N. University Drive.

Plantation Police officials said 20-year-old Monel Rivera, of Tamarac, was on a bicycle when he was struck by a 2003 Toyota.

Rivera was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries, police said.

The driver of the Toyota wasn't injured, and the incident remains under investigation, officials said.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story erroneously referred to the victim as a young woman. We regret the error.

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