Police: Bicyclist killed while on the way to work

Alejandro Abundis Alonso // Brownsville Police Department Photo

Authorities are still investigating an accident that claimed the life of a bicyclist who died on his way to work at a fast food restaurant.

Brownsville police reported that 45-year-old Alejandro Abundis-Alonso was killed during the early Monday morning accident.

Investigators said Abundis-Alonso lived in Matamoros but would ride his bicycle to work at a Burger King restaurant off West Altoon Gloor Boulevard.

Police said Abundis-Alonso's died after a car hit his bicycle off Old Highway 77 just north of FM 802.

The driver reportedly remained at the scene of the accident.

Brownsville police said no criminal charges have been filed but the accident remains under investigation.