NICEVILLE — A 12-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed Sunday by a 92-year-old driver of an SUV.


According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Toyota Highlander driven by Kiyoko Blystone of Niceville was traveling east on Bluewater Boulevard at approximately 11:30 a.m. and entered the roundabout at the intersection with Southwind Drive. As the SUV was leaving the roundabout, the front of the Toyota struck Abram Sitcer of Niceville, who became trapped under the vehicle and was dragged for several feet until he became free.

The bicyclist was transported to Twin Cities Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

As of Sunday evening, charges had not been filed, according to an FHP spokesman, and the crash remains under investigation.

Alcohol was not involved in the crash, according to FHP. The boy was not wearing a helmet.