Woman bicyclist hit in by car dies in hosptial

Police say a woman has died after being hit by a car while bicycling in Ithaca.

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office tells local media outlets that 49-year-old Harriet Giannelis of Lansing was cycling in Ithaca when the car hit her from behind at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

She died at a hospital.

The investigation of the accident was continuing and no tickets had been issued as of Wednesday afternoon.