Feb. 20, 2018 By Tara Law
A bicyclist is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver at LaGuardia Airport last night.
The bicyclist, a 36-year-old man, was struck around 7:20 p.m. on Marine Terminal Road and Runway Drive, an airport access road, according to a report by ABC 7. He was pronounced dead at Elmhurst Hospital.
The victim was an employee of Swiss International, an aviation services company that provides airport ground and handling services, according to ABC 7.
Runway Drive was closed temporarily for police to investigate the accident, according to the airport’s Twitter account.
Police are investigating the incident. It is unknown what type of vehicle struck the man.
— Josh Einiger (@JoshEiniger7) February 20, 2018