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Bicyclist Dies in Apparent Hit-and-Run on Metropolitan Avenue

By Dan Rivoli | October 1, 2012 7:29am | Updated on October 1, 2012 1:06pm

BUSHWICK — A 26-year-old bicyclist died in an accident at Metropolitan Avenue early Monday, the apparent victim of a hit-and-run, police sources said.

Cops received a 911 call about a vehicle hitting a man at the intersection of Metropolitan and Stewart avenues at 5:16 a.m., police said.

Emergency crews round the man laying on the ground with head injuries, police said.

He was rushed to Woodhull Medical Center, where he died.

The man, a Brooklyn resident, has not been identified pending notification of his family, police said.

The vehicle did not remain on the scene. Police said the investigation is ongoing.