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VBPD investigating traffic homicide

VBPD investigating traffic homicide

VBPD investigating traffic homicide

Vero Beach, Fla- The VBPD responded to a car crash involving a bicyclist at the intersection of Indian River Blvd and the Merrill P Barber Bridge Friday afternoon.

On February 2, 2018 at approximately 12:42 the Vero Beach Police Department responded to the intersection of Indian River Blvd and the Merrill P Barber Bridge. This was in reference to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on a bicycle.

A 1998 Chevrolet traveling through the intersection struck a male on a bicycle causing fatal injuries. The bicyclist was identified as Christopher Hannon of Melbourne Beach. Hannon was transported to Indian River Medical Center by EMS. He was then later pronounced deceased by Indian River Medical Center staff.

Vero Beach Police Department is conducting a Traffic Homicide Investigation at this time. The Traffic Investigation Team is asking if any witnesses who saw the crash to please contact the VBPD at 772-978-4600.

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