Florida man dies after hitting turtle with his motorized bicycle

A Brevard County man died early Wednesday morning after hitting a turtle with his motorized bicycle struck a turtle.

Florida Today reports the deadly crash happened around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday in Indian Harbour Beach. Investigators said  David Kervin lost control of his bicycle and was thrown off after hitting the turtle.

Kervin’s body was found in the road near the motorized bike, where he was said to have suffered a head injury. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials say it wasn’t immediately known if Kervin was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.