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Private ambulette fatally strikes bicyclist in Flushing


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

A man riding his bike in Flushing was killed when he was hit by a private ambulette Wednesday morning, according to police.

As the ambulette was driving southbound on Parsons Boulevard at about 9:50 a.m., it struck the bicyclist as he made a left turn onto 37th Avenue from the opposite direction of the boulevard, cops said.

The bicyclist, a man in his 60s who has yet to be identified by police, was taken to New York Hospital Queens by EMS, where he was pronounced dead.

The NYPD’s Highway District Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.

 

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Bicyclist struck and killed near Citi Field


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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

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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Driver arrested after bicyclist hit, killed in Cambria Heights


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

A driver was arrested after fatally striking a 53-year-old man while he was riding his bike in Cambria Heights Friday morning, cops said.

The victim, William Faison, was traveling southbound down 228th Street at about 8:55 a.m. when he was struck by a Kia sedan as it was driving westbound on 120th Avenue, officials said.

Faison was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the sedan’s driver, Tiffany Delcia Moore, 26, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operator.

 

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