Sheriff's office identifies Oneida County teen killed in bicycle accident

The Oneida County Sheriffâ??s Office has released the name of the 17-year-old bicyclist that was killed in the Town of Lee over the weekend.

Sheriff Robert Maciol says Joseph M. Pocchari, of Sly Hill Road in the Town of Ava was riding his bike eastbound on Stokes Westerville Road when he was hit by a car traveling westbound.

Sheriff Maciol says there are no street lights in the area where the crash happened, and Pocchari was not wearing any safety equipment.

No tickets have been issued, and the investigation is ongoing.