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Bicyclist struck and killed by vehicle: Cops

A bouquet of flowers is left by for a 38-year old-man who was riding a bicycle when he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Queens Boulevard, according to the NYD. Photo by Ellis Kaplan
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KEW GARDENS — The NYPD was investigating an incident that occurred Tuesday in which a bicyclist was struck and killed while traveling on Queens Boulevard, police said.

According to police, officers responded to a 911 call of a person hit by a vehicle around 6 a.m. near the intersection of Queens Boulevard and Hoover Avenue within the 102nd Precinct.

Upon arrival, police found an unidentified vehicle traveling on Queens Boulevard had struck a 38-year-old Hispanic man who was riding his bike along the road, the NYPD said. Emergency responders brought the man to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.

The man’s identity was withheld pending family notification, the NYPD said.

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