SUV strikes, kills pedestrian in Suwannee County

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An SUV stuck and killed an Old Town man walking his bicycle along US 27 in Suwannee County on Saturday evening.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, a 48-year-old female from O’Brien was driving an SUV south on US 27 north of County Road 137 around 8:40 p.m. when she struck a 56-year-old Old Town man with a bicycle who was in the southbound lane.

Emergency responders pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

FHP continues to investigate the incident.  

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Terrie Manning

My thoughts and prayers are with this man’s family and friends. I had the pleasure of meeting him in December when I began to work in the area. He became a customer of the store I worked at. My team and I saw him daily and we all thought so much of him.