Okeechobee teen killed in New Year's Eve crash


An 18-year-old was killed on New Year's Eve while riding his bike, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened at 6:41 p.m.

Quinn Johnson, 24, of Okeechobee, was driving on State Road 70 when James Cunningham, also of Okeechobee, rode off the sidewalk and cut in front Johnson's 2010 Chevy Silverado, according to the FHP. The impact caused Cunningham to be thrown from the bike onto the center unpaved median at the intersection of State Road 70 and SW 24th Avenue.

Cunningham died at the scene.

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