The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Dominique Dorsinvil, 77, of Okeechobee, was killed when he was run over by a car on State Road 70 at Southeast 14th. Avenue in Okeechobee.
The car that crashed into Dorsinvil was driven by Reinaldo Anuez, 39, also of Okeechobee.
The FHP states that Dorsinvil was trying to cross State Route 70 from NE 14th Street when the accident occurred. He traveled into the path of Anuez who took steps to avoid the bicyclist but was unable to do so.
Dorsinvil was taken to Raulerson Medical Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
We at DeBerard Injury Attorney are saddened by this tragic accident. It must be remembered that all motor vehicle operators owe a duty of care to all others using the road. Negligence in an automobile related case may be cause for a wrongful death lawsuit.