E-bike rider killed in NYC hit-and-run, driver arrested: cops

An e-bike rider was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in the city on Sunday morning, cops said.

The man was riding the bicycle west on West 24th Street around Seventh Avenue in Chelsea when the driver of an Infiniti sedan struck him from behind around 1:20 a.m., police said.

Bike at the scene of the accident
The vehicle was found unoccupied.
Seth Gottfried
Police examine the bike at the scene
An e-bike rider was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver.
Seth Gottfried

The driver fled and the man was rushed to Bellevue Hospital with head and body trauma, cops said. He was later pronounced dead.

The vehicle was found unoccupied at West 24th Street and Seventh Avenue.

The 24-year-old was located and arrested, according to cops. Charges were pending.

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