Central Park, NY (August 29, 2019) – The bicyclist who suffered critical injuries after colliding with a pedestrian in Central Park on Monday afternoon, August 26th, has died from his injuries. 43-year-old Charles Cheeseboro was injured when he collided with a 77-year-old pedestrian at East Drive and 74th Street.
According to authorities, Cheeseboro was riding an e-bike when he struck the pedestrian who was in a marked crosswalk at the time. At this time, authorities are unsure of which party had the right of way at the intersection. The pedestrian suffered only minor injuries as Cheeseboro was taken to a nearby hospital with severe head injuries.
On Thursday, August 29th, authorities confirmed that Cheeseboro tragically succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. No further details were provided.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
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