TAMPA, Fla. — A bicyclist was killed early Friday when he was struck by a vehicle near the University of South Florida. 

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the male bicyclist crossing Bruce B. Downs Boulevard just north of USF Pine Drive just after 6 a.m. when he was struck.  

Described as an older, white male, the bicyclist died at the scene. His identity has not been released as of yet. 

The call originated when a Tampa Police Officer passing by came upon the victim. USF Police Department assisted with traffic control.

No criminal charges are pending, authorities said. 

The crash remains under investigation.