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Police identify bicyclist killed in crash last week

A bicyclist hit and killed by a vehicle last week in Mineola has been identified as Joseph Harrison of Williston Park, Nassau County police said Wednesday.

Harrison, 64, was struck by a sport utility vehicle while riding a bike south on Mineola Boulevard near Washington Avenue shortly after midnight on Oct. 2, police said. He suffered a serious head injury and was pronounced dead at a hospital, police said.

Also Wednesday, police said they were looking to identify and locate the vehicle involved in the fatal crash. Police said a 2006 to 2008 Infiniti, four-door, light color — possibly silver or gray — SUV struck Harrison. Police said the SUV had front-end damage.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous, police said.

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