Goshen, NY (June 26, 2020) – A bicyclist identified as Peter Cotsis, 62, of Chester, was struck and killed while riding a bicycle in the town of Goshen. Police said the fatal collision took place along Craigville Road at around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24th.
According to authorities, Cotsis was riding east when he was hit by a 2018 Nissan Rogue near the intersection with Johnson Road. The SUV continued along the roadway where it crashed into a stop sign and came to a rest on an embankment.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and performed CPR on Cotsis, however, he was pronounced deceased a short time later. Police officials in Goshen are investigating the events that led to this incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Peter Cotsis at this time.
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