A Lake Helen man was killed in a bicycle accident on Macy Avenue near Kicklighter Road Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. FHP spokesperson Sgt. Kim Montes says 46-year old Jeffrey Flynn was riding a bicycle around 5:15 Friday afternoon northbound on Macy Avenue, but in the southbound lane. Troopers say a pickup truck driven by a 48-year old Deland man was southbound on Macy Avenue, saw the bicycle, and “…attempted to move over so [the bicycle] could pass.” However, the bicycle “…suddenly swerved in the direct path of [the truck and] the front of [the truck] struck [the bicycle].” The FHP says Flynn was ejected from the bicycle and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Troopers say Flynn had not been wearing a helmet. The driver of the truck was not injured. The FHP also says the accident did not appear to be alcohol-related, but remains under investigation.
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