- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Police in Raleigh say a 55-year-old Florida man on a bicycle has been killed after he was hit by a North Carolina State University police officer’s SUV.

Police say John Leonard White Jr. of Wesley Chapel, Florida, was hit about 7 a.m. Monday after he went through a red light near the North Carolina state Fairgrounds.

Police say officer Ryan Drakeford had a green light when his marked SUV hit White at a speed of about 25 mph. The speed limit there was 40 mph.

Drakeford was not hurt.


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