Bicyclist killed in Laurelton hit-and-run: Cops

Police say 50-year-old Wayne White was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding a bicycle at North Conduit Avenue and 225th Street. Photo by Christina Santucci
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A Laurelton man was killed early Saturday morning after he was hit by a car while riding a bicycle not far from his home, the NYPD said.

Police said Wayne White, 50, was cycling westbound along North Conduit Avenue near 225th Street in Laurelton just before 5 a.m. when he was struck. The vehicle fled the scene, according to the NYPD, and White was transported to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said they were still investigating the fatality.

Reach reporter Kelsey Durham at 718-260-4573 or by e-mail at

Updated 1:16 pm, June 8, 2014
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p from southeast qnz says:
only a crack head would be riding a bike at 50 years old 5 in the morning
June 8, 2014, 9:48 am
Michelle Bromfield from Bronx says:
What about the fact that he was on his way home from work.
June 8, 2014, 7:58 pm

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