Bicyclist Dies After Being Struck By Car in Weston; Out of State Driver Remained At Scene, Cooperated With Detectives Investigation

BICYCLIST DIES
A preliminary investigation revealed that the bicyclist was traveling southbound within the dedicated bicycle lane on Bonaventure Boulevard, when it was struck from behind by a driver. File photo: YES Market Media, Shutterstock.com, licensed.

WESTON, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a crash in Weston on Sunday that left a bicyclist dead. According to detectives, at approximately 8:04 a.m. on Sunday, May 23, deputies responded to the 3200 block of Bonaventure Boulevard, in reference to a vehicle versus bicycle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed that the bicyclist was traveling southbound within the dedicated bicycle lane on Bonaventure Boulevard, when it was struck from behind by a driver.

The bicyclist, Sunny C. LaValle, 44, of Weston, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital where she later died. The driver, Oion Skyvel Johnson, 24, of Syracuse, NY, remained at the scene and cooperated in the investigation, which is ongoing.

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