Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Accident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 8:02 pm in Locust Valley.
According to detectives, the male victim, 55, was riding his bicycle eastbound on Forest Avenue when he fell off his bicycle and was struck by a 2015 Jeep Patriot traveling eastbound operated by an 18 year old female. The operator remained at scene until police arrival. The aided was transported to a North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove where he was pronounced deceased at 8:40 pm by hospital personnel.
The Jeep Patriot was brake and safety checked at the scene and released back to the owner who suffered no injuries as a result of this incident.
The accident, which was deemed to be non-criminal, continues to be investigated.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld at this time pending family notification.
Details by: Det. Ferrucci/Homicide Sqd. 12/10/16/0050/6574