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Bicyclist dies after he gets hit by driver: Cops

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WILLETS POINT — A man pedaling a bicycle near Citi Field was struck and killed Friday, police said.

At about 5:45 p.m., cops responded to a call of a pedestrian struck near the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and 126th Street.

When officers arrived, they found a 40-year-old Hispanic man lying on the ground with severe head trauma and the driver of a gray 2003 Nissan Altima, the NYPD said.

When emergency personnel arrived, they pronounced the man dead at the scene.

The driver, a 50-year-old woman, was traveling westbound on Roosevelt Avenue when she struck the cyclist who was riding in the same direction, police said.

There is no criminality suspected as of Tuesday evening, according to the NYPD.

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John "Opus the Poet" Clary from Garland TX says:
Ah, yes. A wreck without a surviving witness outside the weapon vehicle and NYPD says "no criminality suspected". If it didn't happen EVERY TIME I would be surprised, but it does and I'm not.
May 17, 2012, 4:04 pm

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