BRADENTON -- A bicyclist died after he was hit by a car early Wednesday, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
Timon J. Morales, 44, of Bradenton Beach, was riding a bike east in the 12000 block of Manatee Avenue West, on Perico Island, when he was struck by a vehicle at 3:45 a.m.
Morales was crossing Manatee Avenue West as a 2006 silver Hyundai Elantra was approaching, and the vehicle struck him, according to a release.
Morales was pronounced dead on scene and the driver was treated and released from Blake Medical Center with minor injuries.
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Police said at this point they believe Morales was at fault in the accident.