Cyclist fatally struck in Brooklyn after driver runs red light

MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — A 52-year-old cyclist was killed when several vehicles collided in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon, police said.

An 18-year-old man driving a gray Dodge sedan ran a red light around 12:30 p.m. and T-boned a blue Honda SUV at the intersection of Coney Island Avenue and Avenue L, officials said. Both vehicles spun and the SUV jumped the curb.

The 18-year-old sedan driver was taken into police custody, officials said. Charges against him are pending.

Cyclist Jose Alzorriz suffered head trauma in the collision. He was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island where he was pronounced deceased.

A pedestrian, 52, and the 38-year-old SUV driver were both taken to Maimonides Medical Center for treatment to injures., police said.

Alzorriz is the 19th cyclist fatally struck in New York City so far this year.

A cyclist was killed when vehicles collided in Brooklyn on Aug. 11, 2019. A pedestrian was also injured.

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