Man killed while riding e-bike in Crown Heights: Cops

Photo Oct 21 2022, 1 56 33 PM
Police investigate the scene of a fatal crash in Crown Heights on Friday, Oct. 21.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

A 48-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon after crashing into a double-parked truck while operating an electric bike in Crown Heights, police said.

Authorities say the man was headed southbound on Schenectady Avenue near Lincoln Place at around 11:28 a.m. when he struck the rear of an unoccupied double-parked truck. He then lost control of his scooter and struck a nearby divider.

The victim, who was found unconscious and unresponsive, with trauma to his body, was taken to New York City Health & Hospitals/Kings County, where he was pronounced dead.

Police canvass the area near Schenectady Avenue and Lincoln Place, where a man was killed after crashing into the rear of a double-parked truck and then losing control of his e-bike.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

The operator of the truck remained on the scene and was issued a summons for a double parked vehicle. He is not currently facing any criminal charges.

The incident remains under investigation by the NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad.