Kissimmee man hit, killed riding a bike on OBT

A Kissimmee resident was hit and killed by a car while riding a bicycle on Thursday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Geroul Lasala, 27, of Winter Park, was driving a 2007 Honda Civic eastbound on Orange Blossom Trail at about 11 p.m.

At the same time, Anibal Soto, 56, of Kissimmee, was riding a bike when he tried to cross OBT near Orange Vista Boulevard, but not at an intersection or a crosswalk.  He then rode into the path of the Civic and was hit.

He was taken to Osceola Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.