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September 04, 2019

Cyclist fatally struck by car in Northeast Philly

The 43-year-old man was hit while riding a bike 4800 block of Levick Street on Wednesday morning

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Police are investigating an accident that left a cyclist dead in Northeast Philadelphia on Sept. 4, 2019.

A cyclist died Wednesday morning in Northeast Philadelphia after he was struck by a vehicle in the area of Tacony, police said.

The incident occurred around 6:35 a.m. in the 4800 block of Levick Street, according to authorities.

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The victim, a 43-year-old man who was not identified, was struck by a 2017 Nissan.

Officials said the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the accident. The bicycle rider was transported to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital where he later died of his injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.