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Bicycle rider killed in deadly hit and run accident

April 6, 2011 10:44:56 AM PDT
Detectives in Bethpage are looking for the driver who struck two people on a bicycle, killing one of them. The accident happened on Hicksville Road in Bethpage around 6:00 a.m.

Police say a white box truck struck the two male victims as they rode a single bicycle.

The truck kept going southbound on Hicksville Road, investigators said.

Both victims were taken to the hospital where one was pronounced dead.

The other victim remained in critical condition with internal injuries.

Names of the victims have not been released.

Anyone who may have seen this accident is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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