News: Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run near Ellenton

ELLENTON, FL – A woman was fatally struck by a vehicle while riding her bicycle in Manatee County on Saturday night.

According to a report by WWSB, 61-year-old Tina Luong was riding east on Mendoza Road shortly before noon when she was hit by a sedan near Ridgewood Boulevard.

Luong was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injuries a short time later.

The driver involved fled the scene. No arrests have been made as of this writing.

The Tampa bicycle accident attorneys at Mickey Keenan P.A., firmly believed in every cyclist’s right to safety on the roads. That is why we will fight for the money you deserve after a tragic loss. Contact our offices today to schedule a free consultation.

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