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Emanuel Patterson 56 of Hawthorne St NY killed by truck

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.

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