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Bicyclist killed in Bronx hit-and-run on East Tremont Avenue, cops say

A bicyclist was struck and killed early Saturday,

A bicyclist was struck and killed early Saturday, June 11, 2016, in a hit-and-run on East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx, the NYPD said. Photo Credit: Diana Colapietro

A 26-year-old bicyclist was fatally injured early Saturday in a hit-and-run in the Bronx, NYPD  said.

Cops said that Giovanni A. Nin was riding his bike on East Tremont Avenue when he was hit by a light-colored sport utility vehicle as he crossed the street mid-block. The SUV fled the scene, police said.

Police responded to the scene at 12:40 a.m. and found Nin lying in the road near East Tremont  and Mayflower avenues with severe trauma to his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel.

No one has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run.

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