[UPDATE BELOW] A cyclist was struck and killed in Queens last night by a vehicle that fled the scene. Police say the 37-year-old man was traveling eastbound on Greenpoint Avenue around 9:50 p.m. when he was hit by a dark colored automobile also traveling eastbound. The man, whose identity hasn't been released pending family notification, was declared dead at the scene. Witnesses told the Post that the cyclist was carrying a bouquet of flowers, and that the driver was "flying by at an amazing speed."

Witness Sarah Hennessy said that the car was swerving: "It almost hit a dump truck. It almost hit people in the intersection and me. It almost even hit a cop car sitting there." Police say the investigation is ongoing.

[UPDATE] Another cyclist was killed by a hit and run driver in Brooklyn: according to the Daily News' sources, a male cyclist lost control of his bike at around 2:30 a.m. while riding on Cypress Hills Street in Brooklyn, near the Salem Field Cemetery. The man reportedly hit the rail at the median in the center of the street, and fell onto the road, where a car struck him. The man was taken to Wyckoff Hospital where he was pronounced dead, and the driver of the car sped away.