Bicyclist fatally hit by car after falling in Locust Valley

A bicyclist was killed after he was hit by a car Friday night on Long Island.

Around 8 p.m., a man was riding his bicycle east on Forest Avenue in Locust Valley when he fell off and was hit by a 2015 Jeep Patriot also traveling east. The driver remained at the scene.

According to the Nassau County Police Department, the bicyclist was taken to North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove where he was pronounced dead that night.

The driver was not injured.

The accident was deemed non-criminal and is under investigation.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.

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