MANHATTAN — A 71-year-old man was struck and killed by a postal truck while riding a bike near Central Park Monday, officials said.
NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller said a United States Postal Service truck hit the man while he was riding his bike at around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday at Central Park West and W. 86th Street. The man was taken to a local hospital by EMS and was later pronounced dead.
Miller said the man may have suffered a heart attack, though the medical examiner will determine the official cause of death.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing by the NYPD Collision Investigation Squad.