DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a second bicyclist has died after a distracted driver crashed into a group of riders over the weekend.
Davie police Sgt. Mark Leone told news outlets Tuesday that 62-year-old Carlos Rodriguez died after undergoing surgery at a Fort Lauderdale hospital.
Police say 33-year-old driver Nicole Vanderweit struck a group of six bike riders Sunday morning. She told investigators she was distracted by something in the passenger compartment. She also said the sun was shining directly in her face.
Officials say 53-year-old Denise Marsh was declared dead shortly after the crash.