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Tampa Police Investigate Traffic Fatality in the 2100 block of W. Waters Ave.

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Tampa Police responded to an early morning traffic fatality in the 2100 block of W. Waters Avenue at 5:46 a.m. Thursday morning. 

A bicyclist, a white male in his early 40s, was traveling on the sidewalk on the north side of the road when he veered into a traffic lane in the roadway.

The cyclist was struck by a white Nissan pickup truck that was traveling westbound, causing him to be knocked off his bicycle. 

Officers attempted to provide life-saving measures; however, the cyclist succumbed to the injuries he sustained because of the crash.

The driver of the Nissan, a Hispanic male, remained on scene, cooperating with the investigation. There are no criminal charges or citations pending. 

Traffic along W. Waters Avenue was closed to traffic for approximately 3 ½ hours to allow for the investigation. All lanes of traffic have now been reopened.