Alexandria, NY (September 20, 2019) – The bicyclist who was reported to have been injured in an accident with a vehicle on Thursday, September 19th, has died from his injuries. The fatal collision occurred on State Route 12 in the town of Alexandria.
New York State Police have confirmed that Glen Hawn, 63, of Spencerport, was riding his bicycle along NY 12 when a passing vehicle was unable to avoid striking him at approximately 6:00 p.m. Troopers were dispatched to the scene, as well as paramedics and a medical evacuation helicopter.
Hawn was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse where he later succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured and police are continuing to investigate the cause of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Glen Hawn at this time.
Fatal Bicycle Accidents in New York
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