News Teen bicyclist killed after being hit by car in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, NYPD says A teenager was struck and killed by a driver under the influence in Brooklyn Sunday night, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne By Polly Higgins email@example.com Updated July 18, 2016 9:11 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email A driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and a DWI after striking a 17-year-old bicyclist near Gerritsen Beach, the NYPD said. Sean Ryan, of Brooklyn, was struck near the intersection of Gotham and Gerritsen avenues in Brooklyn, police said, around 8:47 p.m. Sunday. The NYPD said that Thomas Groarke, 24, was driving a white Honda Accord southward on Gerritsen when he crossed the median and hit Ryan. The victim was found unconscious and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. By Polly Higgins firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.