43-year-old pedalcyclist dies after colliding with truck in Union City, police chief says


A 43-year-old pedalcyclist died after colliding with a truck in Union City last week, Police Chief Anthony Facchini said.

Screenshot via HudPost.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“The pedacyilcst was coming down the hill at a high rate of speed when he collided with a truck at 39th Street and Bergen Turnpike on March 6th at approximately 1:17 p.m.,” Facchini said over the phone this afternoon.

The man, a North Bergen resident who was not identified, was pronounced dead after being transported to the Jersey City Medical Center.

Facchini also indicated that no traffic tickets or summons were issued.

“Unfortunately, it was just a terrible accident,” he added.

HudPost published a short cell phone clip of the aftermath of the incident last week.

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