Cyclist killed by cab near Brooklyn Museum
A man was struck and killed by a livery cab while riding his bike near the Brooklyn Museum early Sunday morning, police said.
The cyclist had been traveling eastbound on Eastern Parkway when he was hit by the taxi going the same direction at about 1:15 a.m. He was taken to Methodist Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Daily News reports that the man was wearing a helmet but was not carrying any identification.
The driver of the livery cab remained on the scene, police said. An investigation is ongoing.