Bicyclist Dies After Being Struck On Florida Blvd. Tuesday

Baton Rouge Police say a bicyclist struck on Florida Blvd. Tuesday night has died from his injuries.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 14500 block of Florida, near the south service road. 54-year-old Steven Walter Neal was riding eastbound in the center of the travel lane when he was struck from behind by a Chevrolet Traverse.

Neal was brought to a local hospital in critical condition and later died from his injuries.

Police say Neal was wearing dark-colored clothing at the time and did have any type of lights on the bicycle.

The crash remains under investigation.

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