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Police Search For Cyclist Accused Of Fatally Striking Manhattan Pedestrian

August 08, 2019 - 7:49 am

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Police are looking for a cyclist accused of fatally striking a 60-year-old pedestrian in Manhattan last month.

Officials say Michael Collopy was struck by a cyclist heading north in the bike lane at the intersection of 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue just before noon on July 31.

The unidentified cyclist fled the scene after the crash, leaving Collopy with severe head trauma.

Collopy was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he died on Monday. 

The city’s medical examiner determined the cause of death was the result of injuries caused by the cyclist.

No arrests have been made but police say they continuing their investigation into the biker who fled the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577- 8477.