Police: Bicyclist killed in Tuesday night Colonie crash

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COLONIE – A bicyclist from Colonie was killed in a Tuesday night crash with a car, police said.

Bicyclist Jeremy Williams, 39, of Colonie, was taken to Albany Medical Center, where he later died, police said.

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The incident happened at about 8:30 p.m. on Central Avenue, where it merges with the ramp to Interstate 87 southbound, police said.

The bicyclist rode into the street in front of the car as the car was entering the ramp, police said. The bicyclist was knocked off the bike by the impact.

The driver immediately stopped, called 911 and attempted to help the rider, police said.

Williams did not have reflective clothing on, had no bike lights and was not wearing a helmet, police said. 

There is a crosswalk in the area, but it did not appear that Williams attempted to use it, police said.

The driver of the car, identified as Khaleed Pascal, 41, of Troy, was not injured in the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has additional information is asked to contact police at 518-783-2744.

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