Police: Cyclist struck and killed by State Parks vehicle at Heckscher State Park

Investigators say the accident happened where the bike

Investigators say the accident happened where the bike path intersects with the roadway. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

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.

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