HUDSON – A man riding a bicycle on U.S. Highway 19 in Hudson was hit by a car and killed Monday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Reports state that the accident occurred at approximately 9:42 p.m., Jan. 11, on U.S. 19 south of Beach Boulevard.

The 54-year-old Hudson bicyclist and a sedan driven by an 18-year-old female were both traveling southbound on U.S. 19 in the inside lane, with the bicycle ahead of the car. The FHP reported that the sedan then collided with the rear of the bicycle, which had no lights or reflectors. The bicyclist was ejected from the bike and suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.

The driver of the sedan reported minor injuries.