Cyclist killed in Flatbush accident

FLATBUSH - Authorities say a cyclist was hit and killed by a minivan yesterday in Flatbush after losing his balance.

Police say the victim was dragged under the van for more than a block before the driver noticed what happened. The cyclist was unresponsive when emergency workers reached him, police say.

The van's driver was arrested for having a suspended license but will not be charged in the accident, according to police.

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