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August 14, 2014

NY bicyclist struck by ambulance dies

He was making a left-hand turn when he was hit by an ambulance; the incident is under investigation

By EMS1 Staff

FLUSHING, N.Y. — A bicyclist died after being struck by an ambulance Wednesday morning.

He was making a left-hand turn onto 37th Avenue when he was struck by a private ambulance driving south on Parsons Blvd. around 9:40 a.m., the NY Post reports. 

He was transported to New York Hospital of Queens, where he later died. The man was in his 60’s. His name has not been released pending notification of family members.

The NYPD is investigating the accident. 

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