Fatal accident in Kingston under investigation

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KINGSTON – An accident between a tractor-trailer and bicyclist that claimed the life of the biker on Saturday, September 18, is under investigation.  The collision took place in the vicinity of Broadway and Wast St. James Street.

Kingston police responded to the accident at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and located the bicyclist who was suffering from severe injuries as a result of the accident.  Life-saving measures were attempted but the individual succumbed to injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ulster County Medical Examiner.

The accident is under investigation by the Kingston Police Detective division with the assistance of the New York State Police, The Ulster County District Attorney’s Office, and the Ulster County Crash Reconstruction Team.

No additional information has been released.