Feb. 25, 2022 By Christian Murray
A 77-year-old bicyclist is dead after falling off his bike in Elmhurst Thursday night after striking an unknown object on the road, police said.
Lin Wen-Chiang, a Corona resident, was riding his bike at around 11:15 p.m. when he hit an object on the roadway in the vicinity of 40th Drive and 95th Street.
Wen-Chiang suffered head injuries when he hit the pavement from the fall. He was transported to NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst, where he was pronounced deceased. It isn’t clear what object he struck on the road.
The NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the crash.
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