POLK COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Kyle Creedon, of Winter Haven, Florida, has been identified as the bicyclist in a fatal Jeep-versus-BMX collision Wednesday morning in Polk County.

Creedon, 25, was killed when a bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle near Lakeland Wednesday morning.


According to reports, Creedon was operating a BMX bicycle on K-Ville Ave near Fields Road in Lakeland, when he was struck from behind by a Jeep Cherokee, operated by 60-year-old Bruce Thornhill of Winter Haven around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Creedon was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma.

It is unclear if anyone was cited at the scene.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Creedon:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Polk County is located in the U.S. state of Florida. The county population was 602,095, as of the 2010 census. Its county seat is Bartow, and its largest city is Lakeland. Polk County comprises the Lakeland–Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.