Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Syracuse

Syracuse Police have identified the bicylce rider who died after being hit by a car on November 5. Police say 55-year-old Charles Forney of Syracuse died from his injuries in the hospital after being hit by a car at about 10:00 pm on Tuesday. No tickets have been issued and the investigation is ongoing.

The Syracuse Police Department is investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a male bicyclist after he collided with a car.

Police responded to the intersection of Midland Avenue and Cortland Avenue just before 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night after the 42-year-old female driver called 911 and reported that she was just involved in a collision with a bicyclist.

Police say they arrived on the scene and found the male bicyclist who appeared to be in his forties.

According to police, the man was taken to Upstate Hospital with an apparent head injury, and later died as a result of his injury.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the bicyclist was headed northbound on Midland Avenue when he crossed the intersection where he collided with the car that was headed westbound on Cortland Avenue.

The driver of the car was not injured.

Police say the cause of the crash is still under investigation, and no tickets have been issued at this time.

The names of the people involved are not being released at this time.