13-Year-Old Cyclist Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Bensonhurst
BROOKLYN — A 13-year-old boy was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Bensonhurst Saturday afternoon just blocks from his home, police said.
The horrific accident unfolded in front of 8009 20th Ave., near 80th Street around 2:45 p.m., according to cops.
Investigators believe Henry Garcia, who lived nearby on 78th Street, was riding his bike north on 20th Avenue when he fell off.
He was then struck by a green Ford Explorer going the same direction that fled the scene, police said.
The boy was rushed to New York Hospital where he died.
No arrests have been made.