A private sanitation truck fatally struck a man as he was riding his bicycle in Long Island City Saturday night, police said.
The truck was traveling northbound on Vernon Boulevard about 7:15 p.m. when it made a right turn onto 41st Avenue and hit the bicyclist, police said.
EMS pronounced the bicyclist, 36-year-old Hoyt Jacobs, of Brooklyn, dead at the scene.
The driver remained at the site of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
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