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During the first half of this year, there were 47 fatal or near-fatal hit-and-run crashes on city streets, the highest total in any six month period since the NYPD started publishing records.
No arrests have been made in any of the cases.
Darwin Durazno, a resident of Corona, Queens, was biking south on College Point Boulevard last Friday when he was hit by the driver of a Toyota Camry.
A manager for the Bronx trucking company, Paul Rodriguez, told Gothamist that police had basic details of the crash wrong.
Hossain is the 23rd cyclist killed this year — marking the second highest total since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office.
"They always want to meet us with aggression."
The man was biking east on Avenue N when he was struck by the driver of a 2020 Camaro SS while trying to cross Ocean Parkway shortly after midnight.
Pitts, a Crown Heights resident, joined the office of Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez in 2018.
Salvador Chairez-Rodriguez, 50, was riding on 31st Avenue near 51st Street around 11:30 p.m. when he was hit by the driver of a Q18 bus. An NYPD spokesperson said in a statement that the cyclist ran a red light prior to the crash.
Zudi Daci was the fourth bicyclist killed by a driver this year, compared to 11 bicyclists at this point in 2019.