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Bicyclist dead after being hit by truck at intersection of 41 Ave. and Vernon Blvd

Vernon and 41st Avenue (GMAPs)

Vernon and 41st Avenue (GMAPs)

Jan. 18, 2015 By Christian Murray

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a truck at the intersection of Vernon Boulevard and 41st Avenue Saturday, according to police.

The 36-year-old victim was hit by a private sanitation truck at 5:13 pm as the driver turned east onto 41st Avenue from Vernon Blvd.

Police and EMS arrived on the scene and found the victim lying on 41st Avenue unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead.

The victim was identified as Hoyt Jacobs of Bushwick.

The driver of the truck remained on the scene.

There have been no arrests although the police are still investigating the incident.

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