Man dies after hitting turtle with his bicycle

Man dies after hitting turtle with his bicycle

David Kervin 
By: Feng Qian

Police launched an investigation after a man was found dead near his bicycle and an injured turtle, according to police in Florida.

Brevard County police said that officers were called to the scene after passersby noticed the man lying unconscious on the ground on Wednesday morning.

The man was identified as 51-year-old David Kervin, and his bicycle was found nearby.

Police also found an injured turtle a few feet away from the body, leading investigators to believe that Kervin hit it before he died.

He was declared dead at the scene.

An autopsy revealed that Kervin died as result of falling off his bike. Police believe the death to be an accident and no other people were involved.

The turtle suffered a crack on its shell.