Report says a woman was killed by a distracted driver in Davie near Fort Lauderdale.
According to the report, the accident killed one person and sent at least six other people to the hospital. The woman, identified as a 53-year-old Denise Marsh, was pronounced dead at the hospital. Marsh was riding with at least 15 other bicyclists along State Road 84, east of Southwest 148th Avenue when the accident occurred.
It was reported that paramedics transported six victims to Broward Health Medical Center. The youngest victim, who is 14 years old, only suffered a scraped knee.
According to Davie Police, it is believed that the driver who hit the group was distracted. The driver, who was a female stayed at the scene and was reportedly cooperative.
Sgt. Mark Leone, a Davie police officer, said speed, alcohol or drugs are not believed to be a factor.
The crash is still under investigation.
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