Cyclist Struck and Killed by Landscaping Truck on Long Island

Police say a bicycle rider has been fatally struck by a landscaping truck on Long Island.

The crash happened just after 4 p.m. Thursday on Albany Avenue at Sunrise Highway in Amityville.

Suffolk County police say the driver of the landscaping truck, 38-year-old Mario Lazo, made a left turn and hit the cyclist.

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately released.

Lazo and a passenger in his truck were not injured. The investigation is continuing.

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