Cavoune Radcliffe Photo Source: Florida Headline News
Cavoune Radcliffe
Age 18    Tampa, Florida    December 10 2012
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Monday night an 18-year-old bicyclist was struck by a tow truck and killed in Hillsborough County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Troopers said the truck, operated by Stepp's Towing of Tampa, was turning east from U.S. 41 onto Fletcher Avenue with a green arrow just before 7 p.m. when three bicyclists were crossing Fletcher north in the crosswalk. The driver, Timothy Wittmeyer, failed to see the bicyclists and crashed into Cavoune Radcliffe, who died at the scene. Wittmeyer, 28, of Tampa sustained minor injuries.

Collision Data

Crash time: between 6 p.m. and 8:59 p.m.

Closest Intersection: U.S. 41 and Fletcher Avenue

Land use: Urban

Road type: Urban Arterial

Where on the road the collision happened: Crosswalk

Collision type: Left cross

Driver Data

Vehicle type: Large Trucks

If truck: Municipal Truck (garbage truck, street sweepers, snow plows)

At crash time driver was:

Cyclist Data

At crash time cyclist was:


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