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Cyclist hospitalized after Bronx hit-and-run: police

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-04 11:39:40-04

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx — Police are looking for the driver of a car they say fled the scene after striking a cyclist in the Bronx Friday morning.

The victim was riding their bicycle in the vicinity of Rosedale Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard when they were struck around 9:30 a.m., authorities said.

According to police, they are looking for a white sedan that fled the scene.

The cyclist was rushed to a local hospital. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.

Police have not released any other information about the victim.

The investigation is ongoing, officials said.

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