Thousands participate in Key West Zombie Bike Ride

About 7,000 take part in annual event

Florida Keys News Bureau

KEY WEST, Fla. - Zombies took over Key West on Sunday.

Thousands of people dressed as the undead participated in the fourth annual Key West Zombie Bike Ride.

Marky Pierson, who organized the event, said the bike ride attracted about 7,000 zombies.

Participants biked along South Roosevelt Boulevard, culminating with the zombie fest street party on Duval Street.

The Zombie Bike Ride coincides with the first weekend of Key West's annual Fantasy Fest.

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