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Bicyclist dies after being struck by tractor-trailer in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A 20-year old bicyclist has died after he was struck by a tractor trailer in Saratoga Springs.

At about 5:50 p.m. Friday, the Saratoga Springs Police Department received a 911 call reporting a serious accident at the intersection of Weibel Avenue and Lake Avenue. Officers responding to the scene found that a bicyclist heading east on Lake Ave / Route 29 was struck by a tractor trailer heading in the same direction.

The bicyclist was treated at the scene by Saratoga Springs Fire Department paramedics and then airlifted to Albany Medical Center. It was reported at 11:35PMp.m. Friday that the cyclist has died. 

The victim has been identified as 20-year old Justin Price of Clifton Park.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured and has been cooperative with the investigation.  Police believe speed and alcohol are not factors at this time.

At this time there has been no tickets issued as the investigation is still on going.


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