Copiague, NY (October 4, 2020) – Around 11:45 p.m. on Saturday night, October 3, a man was killed in a bicycle crash at an intersection in Copiague.
Police confirmed that the accident occurred at the intersection of Great Neck Road and Railroad Avenue. A 43-year-old man identified as Jose Torres-Fuentes was riding his bicycle through the intersection when he was suddenly struck by a box truck also headed through the intersection.
Torres-Fuentes was struck so hard that he was pinned under the truck. The Copiague Fire Department worked to free him.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The box truck driver, who was not identified, did not have injuries and remained at the scene.
No charges have been filed at this time but the investigation continues.
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Bicycle Accidents in New York
Bicyclists are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. In just one year’s time, approximately 200 people are killed in bicycle accidents across the state of New York. These accidents are among the most severe that take lives and leave many victims injured and hospitalized. If you have lost somebody you love in a bicycle accident and are unsure about where you can turn, please contact a bicycle accident attorney in New York as soon as possible.
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