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Hit-And-Run Leaves L.I. Bicyclist Dead

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) – Police said a Long Island man riding his bike was struck and killed by a vehicle that fled the scene.

Police in Suffolk County said 45-year-old Paz Espinal was on his bike at 8:18 p.m. Monday when he was struck by a white car traveling southbound on Fifth Avenue in Brentwood.

The Brentwood resident was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation was ongoing Tuesday.