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Teen Bicyclist Killed in Brooklyn After Being Hit by Truck

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  • A teen bicyclist riding down a street in Brooklyn died after being hit by a truck

  • The 16-year-old was cycling in Borough Park when a parked car's door swung open, causing him to swerve out of the way

  • The rider was unable to avoid the door and toppled to the ground, where a Ford Econoline truck traveling the same direction hit him

A teen bicyclist riding down a street in Brooklyn died after being hit by a truck, police said.

The 16-year-old, later identified as Yisroel Schwartz, was cycling north on 17th Avenue in Borough Park when a parked car's door swung open, causing him to swerve out of the way.

The rider was unable to avoid the door and toppled to the ground, where a Ford Econoline truck traveling the same direction hit him.

The teen was rushed via privaRead More – Source

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