CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a Friday night crash that left a bicyclist dead.
It happened just before 10 p.m. at Elkham Boulevard and McGuire Avenue in Port Charlotte.
Troopers say a driver lost control of his car, hit a ditch and overturned, then went up onto the sidewalk and hit 39-year old Howard Tomlin on his bike.
Tomlin was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet.