POLK CITY, FL – Professional golfer Bart Bryant died last Tuesday when a pickup truck collided with his vehicle on State Route 33 in Polk City, Patch reports.
Police say the crash happened just before 12:20 p.m. near Flanders Station Drive.
Bryant and his wife were stopped for construction in their white Volkswagen SUV on the southbound side of SR-33. A southbound 2011 Ford F-150 pickup truck failed to slow down and crashed into the back of the SUV.
59-year-old Bryant died after transport to a local hospital. His wife, Donna Bryant, sustained minor injuries in the crash.
The 21-year-old driver of the pickup truck was not hurt in the accident. Police are not sure why the driver failed to stop for slowed traffic.
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