EAST ISLIP - A person riding a bicycle was fatally struck Friday morning by a State Parks vehicle at Heckscher State Park.

Police say the accident happened where the bike path intersects with the roadway near parking field 2 at around 10:40 a.m. The cyclist was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore and pronounced dead a short time later.

The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of the family.

State police are asking anyone with information to contact them.