Cops: Bicyclist killed in Laurelton hit-and-run

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A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run in Laurelton Saturday morning.

A 50-year-old-man riding his bicycle in Laurelton early Saturday morning was killed in a hit-and-run crash, police said.

The accident happened about 5 a.m. on North Conduit Avenue near 225th Street, cops said.

After striking the bicyclist, identified as Wayne White of Laurelton, the vehicle fled the scene, according to officials.

White was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.