Cyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run in Williamsburg, Police Say

By Trevor Kapp and Aidan Gardiner  on November 18, 2013 6:51am

 A 32-year-old cyclist was killed when a vehicle struck him under the BQE, police said.
A 32-year-old cyclist was killed when a vehicle struck him under the BQE, police said.
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WILLIAMSBURG — A bicyclist was killed early Monday when a vehicle crashed into him under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway before fleeing the scene, police said.

The 32-year-old, whose identity was not immediately released, riding on Meeker Avenue when a vehicle hit him near Frost Street about 4:30 a.m., the NYPD said.

He suffered serious head trauma and was rushed to Bellevue hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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