Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Dix Hills
Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Dix Hills this morning.
A passing motorist observed a body on the side of Express Drive North, ¼ mile east of Burrs Lane, at approximately 10:05 a.m. and called 911. When officers arrived, they discovered an adult male bicyclist dead off the side of the road. It is unknown what time the crash occurred.
The bicyclist, who was described as approximately 40 years old with short black hair, was riding a blue and orange Lemond racing bike. He was wearing a green, white and yellow cycling shirt and cycling shoes.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on the victim’s identity or the vehicle involved in the crash to call the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.