Bicyclist killed after being hit by car in Bywater

Bicyclist killed after being hit by car in Bywater

Bicyclist killed after being hit by car in Bywater

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Posted on February 27, 2014 at 6:50 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 27 at 6:51 AM

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NEW ORLEANS — A bicyclist was killed late Wednesday night when he was struck by a car on Pauline Street in the Bywater, the NOPD said.

The 50-year-old, whose name has not been released, was on his bike at the intersection of St. Claude Avenue and Pauline Street when a man driving a Honda Civic struck the bicyclist.

According to police, the man on the bicycle attempted to cross the path of the oncoming car and was hit. EMS attempted to resuscitate the man but was unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said no charges will be filed.

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