Bicyclist struck and killed near Citi Field


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A bicyclist was fatally hit by a minivan near Citi Field Tuesday afternoon, cops said.

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The victim, who has yet to be identified by police, was riding his bike westbound on Roosevelt Avenue around 126th Street at about 12:50 p.m. when he was struck by a Mercury Villager that was driving in the same direction, officials said.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the driver remained at the scene of the accident and the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.

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