My PalmBeachPost.com reports that Jupiter resident Keats Soder, 73, was killed Friday morning in a bicycle accident.
Tequesta police say Keats crashed into a bridge control arm located at the 707 Bridge on Beach Road. The bridge is between Tequesta and Jupiter Island. The bridge mechanism was in the down position when Keats hit it.
Emergency responders found Keats on the ground when they arrived. He was non responsive and rushed to Jupiter Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at that facility.
We will have more information here as it becomes available.
We at DeBerard Injury attorney wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by this tragedy.
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