Cyclist dies after falling from rising drawbridge in Florida

A woman has died in the US after falling from a drawbridge that was raised as she was walking across it with her bicycle.

She was about 10fT away from the end of the Royal Park Bridge, which connects Palm Beach to mainland Florida, when it opened and she fell through a gap at about 1pm on Sunday, according to NBC affiliate WPTV.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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