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SCPD: Bicyclist Killed in Kings Park Motor Vehicle Crash

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William Parmentier III struck by a van when attempting to cross the street, cops say.

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SCPD are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a bicyclist in Kings Park.

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Kings Park, NY - August 27, 2018 - Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a bicyclist in Kings Park on Friday, August 24.
 
William Parmentier III was riding his bicycle eastbound on the north sidewalk of Pulaski Road, when he attempted to cross the road, east of King Street, to the south side of Pulaski Road at approximately 10:40 a.m. Parmentier, 50, of Kings Park, struck the side of a 1995 GMC van and was transported via Kings Park Fire Department Rescue Squad to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was treated for a fractured skull.
 
Parmentier later died of his injuries.
 
The driver of the GMC, an adult male from Islip, was not injured and remained at the scene. A safety check was conducted on the van at the scene of the crash.
 
Detectives ask anyone with information to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.