- Associated Press - Friday, August 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say a bicyclist has died after striking a side mirror of a U-Haul truck stopped in Far Rockaway, Queens.

The 61-year-old man was found at the intersection of Augustina Avenue and Bayport Place around 7:20 p.m. Thursday.

Police say he suffered severe trauma about the body and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

They say the man was riding his bike against traffic on Bayport Place when he hit the side mirror of the truck, which was stopped at a stop sign on Augustina Avenue.

The U-Haul driver remained on the scene.

The victim’s name was withheld pending family notification.



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