Bicyclist killed in Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A man riding his bike on Cowan Road was struck and killed Sunday evening.

Gulfport Police say the 50-year-old Hispanic man was riding west across Cowan Road, south of the East Pass Road intersection. As he tried to cross the southbound lanes of traffic, the bicyclist was hit by a Suburban.

The victim was taken to Memorial Hospital where he died. Officials are still trying to notify the man's family, so his name has not been released.

No criminal charges have been filed against the driver of the Suburban.

If you witnessed the accident, or have information that could help investigators, call the Gulfport Police Department's Traffic Division at (228) 868-2002.

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