Bronx bicyclist hit by a truck and killed on 149th Street near Propsect Avenue

(10/02/04) 149TH STREET AND PROSEPCT AVENUE - A Bronx bicyclist was killed Saturday after being hit by a truck.

Cops say the victim, 21-year-old Gerson Vasquez, was riding his bike down 149th Street near Prospect Avenue when the truck knocked Vasquez into a minivan directly ahead.

The truck stopped at the scene and waited for the police to arrive, but the driver of the white minivan fled. Police are investigating, and no arrests have been made so far.

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