A cyclist lost his life in a tragic accident in Prospect Lefferts Gardens on Wednesday morning, police said.
The victim, identified as 56-year-old Emanuel Patterson of Brooklyn, was riding west on Clarkson Avenue around 10:10 a.m. when he was hit by a box truck that was turning right onto Rogers Avenue, according to the NYPD.
The impact left Patterson unconscious and severely injured, police said. He was rushed to a nearby hospital by first responders, but he succumbed to his injuries, officials said.
Patterson was only a few blocks away from his home in Brooklyn, according to police.
The truck driver, a 26-year-old man, stayed at the scene of the crash, but no charges had been filed as of Thursday morning, according to a NYPD spokesperson.