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Officer hits bicyclist

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man on a bicycle
rode into the path of a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office patrol car
that had its lights flashing.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 62-year-old Eddie
Roosevelt Odom rode into the path of the cruiser Sunday night and
was struck.

The officer had been responding to a call.

Odom was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died.


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