Young Cyclist Killed in Bensonhurst Hit and Run

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Source: Villy Fink Isaksen, "Ghost Bike" via Wikimedia Commons

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a driver in a green SUV just a few blocks from his Bensonhurst home on Saturday afternoon.

The accident took place near 20th Avenue and 80th Street. Henry Garcia had been riding his bike when he fell off. The truck mowed him down and then sped off.

The victim was taken to a nearby where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made yet.