Bicyclist Killed in N. Lindenhurst Car Crash

Suffolk County police are investigating a car crash that killed a bicyclist in North Lindenhurst Tuesday  night.

Police say at 9:25 p.m. a 61-year-old West Babylon man was riding his bicycle southbound on Wellwood Avenue when he attempted to cross Berry Street, and his bicycle collided with a 2006 Volkswagen also traveling southbound on Wellwood Avenue.

The man was transported via North Lindenhurst Rescue to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead. The victim’s name is not being released pending notification of family members.

The driver of the vehicle, Michael Edwards, of Wheatley Heights, remained at the scene. Edwards, 36, was not injured and there were no charges filed.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.