Police are trying to determine how a man from Albany was fatally hit by a car as he rode his bike in Ulster County.

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On Tuesday around 8:11 p.m., members from the Kingston Police Department responded to a call for help following a car accident and a bicyclist in the area of Schwenk Drive and Washington Avenue in the City of Kingston.

Arriving officers found the bicyclist pinned under the vehicle. Officers rendered first aid and requested expedited medical assistance from the Kingston Fire Department and Mobile Life Support Services.

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Efforts were made to extricate the pinned cyclist, but unfortunately, the 57-year-old man from Albany was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Kingston Police Department. The man's name was not released.

The cause of the fatal accident remains under investigation.

Detectives and investigators from the Kingston Police Department as well as the Ulster County Crash Reconstruction team are currently investigating the accident.

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