Bicyclist Killed by Garbage Truck in Sunset Park

Misaskim and Chesed Shel Emes on the scene

BROOKLYN – A bicyclist was struck and killed by a garbage truck Thursday morning, in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.

The incident occurred around 8:30AM on 9th Avenue and 38th st. The victim, a Sunset Park resident, was hit by a private garbage truck that left the scene, reports CBS News, though it is not certain if the driver was aware that he had hit the victim.

The victim has been identified as 35-year old Eric Salitsky. Chesed Shel Emes and Misaskim are on the scene to ensure proper kovod hameis.

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