Key Largo man dies when struck by truck

A Key Largo man was killed Thursday when his bicycle was hit from behind on County Road 905 on North Key Largo. Gil Grove, 57, was riding south along the two-lane road to the Ocean Reef Club when he was struck from behind by a pickup truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The 11:30 a.m. accident took place about four miles north of the intersection with U.S. 1 at mile marker 107, said FHP Lt. Alex Annunziato. Grove died at the scene, Annunziato said. The pickup, also headed south, was driven by Francisco J. Revuelta, 32, of Homestead. No charges have been filed pending additional investigation. Memorial arrangements, still being finalized, are being handled by Beyer Funeral Home of Key Largo. Grove’s death is the fourth traffic-related fatality on roads south of Florida City this year. for more information please visit: