Sunnyside cyclist killed in hit-and-run


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Police have released a sketch of a suspect wanted in the attempted sexual assault of a woman in Elmhust.

A cyclist was killed last night in Sunnyside after being struck by a car that sped off after the crash.

The 37-year-old was biking heading eastbound on Greenpoint Avenue when he was hit from behind by a dark colored sedan heading the same direction, police said. The Daily News reported that sources said the speeding car ran a red light.

The vehicle did not stop and fled the sight.

EMS pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.