Transit Cyclist killed when collides with a box truck in Brooklyn By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox June 22, 2015 5:40 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A cyclist was killed when he collided with a box truck in Brooklyn Monday morning, police said. The 57-year-old cyclist, who was not immediately identified, was biking east on Church Avenue, near Ocean Avenue, just before 10:30 a.m. when he was struck by the rear tires of the truck, which was headed the same way. The man was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The truck driver remained on the scene, police said. By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.