DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — An 80-year-old woman bicycling at 3 a.m. was struck and killed by a motorist in Florida.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports Ruth Travers of Ormond Beach was killed instantly early Friday after being struck by a Mercedes Benz.

Daytona Beach police said the driver didn’t show any signs of impairment. She told police that she didn’t see Travers. It was raining at the time of the accident.

Police spokeswoman Lyda Longa said no charges would be filed.


Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.