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Bicyclist Killed After Striking Tree in Ithaca


A person died Monday after they lost control of their electric bike and struck a tree in the city of Ithaca.

Police responded to the 600 block of Hudson Street shortly before 11 a.m. The first officer on the scene immediately began providing care to the the victim until EMTs arrived. The individual was taken to Cayuga Medical Center and passed away prior to being transported to a regional trauma center. The name of the bicyclist is not being released until the next of kin has been notified.

Police believe no other vehicles or people were involved in the incident and are asking anyone who may have witnessed it to contact their office

Police Dispatch: (607) 272-3245
Police Administration: (607) 272-9973
Police Tipline: (607) 330-0000
Anonymous Tip Submission: www.cityofithaca.org/ipdtips

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