PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Efren Rocha, of Lake Worth, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal hit-and-run vehicle-versus-bicycle collision in Palm Beach County.
Rocha, 56, was killed when he was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle while traveling on a bicycle in Greenacres Thursday night.
According to reports, Rocha was operating a bicycle on the 5100 block of Lake Worth Road in Greenacres, when the bike came into contact with a pickup truck around 10:50 p.m. Thursday night. The pickup then fled the scene.
Rocha was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
Witnesses described the pickup as a full-size, four-door truck.
Anyone with possible information about the collision should PBSO investigator Troy Snelgrove at 561-681-4536.
Geo quick facts: Palm Beach County stretches from Florida’s Atlantic coast into the state’s rural center and includes the northern edge of the Everglades national park. Its coastline has numerous golf courses and sandy beaches. Industrialist Henry Flagler’s grand 1902 mansion in the town of Palm Beach is now a museum. Some of the town’s other Gilded Age mansions have tunnels that lead to the shore – wikipedia.