Saturday, Augut 12, 2017

  WXPort  

 

 

Bicyclist killed when he crashed down a steep road

STONY POINT – A man in his 50s was killed Saturday morning while riding a bicycle down a very steep portion of Buckberg Road in the Town of Stony Point.

The man, whose name police did not immediately release, was not a resident of Rockland County. He was traveling at 9:30 in a group of about eight riders, each going down the hill approaching Mott Farm Road when his bike left the roadway and crashed into a wooded area.

Police said there is no reason to believe that any other bicyclist or vehicle was involved and nothing appears to be suspicious.

Speed, road terrain and condition and mechanical failure of the bike will be considered by detectives as well as an autopsy to be conducted by the Rockland County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Rockland County Sherriff’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded along with Stony Point Town Police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call the Stony Point Police Detective Division at 845-786-2422.

 


Copyright © 2017 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc.
This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent.
This includes rewriting, broadcasting and/or printing of material from MidHudsonNews.com,
by websites, radio and television stations, newspapers or other media

 

 


HEAR today's news on MidHudsonRadio.com, the Hudson Valley's only Internet radio news report.