News Bicyclist fatally struck by box truck in Brooklyn hit-and-run, NYPD says The 21-year-old man was riding an electronic bike, cops said. A hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn struck and killed a bicyclist Friday, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Updated December 14, 2018 7:42 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A man riding an electronic bike was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn early Friday, police said. MD Rajon, 21, was hit by a white box truck at the intersection of Pitkin and Atkins avenues in East New York shortly before 1 a.m. Rajon was approaching the intersection in the marked bike lane on Pitkin Avenue, and was struck when the driver of the truck, going the same direction as Rajon, made a right turn onto Atkins Avenue, cops said. The driver did not remain at the scene. Rajon was pronounced dead when emergency responders arrived. By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.