Cyclist identified in fatal chain-reaction crash in Midwood

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A cyclist is dead and two other people injured after a car crash in Midwood Sunday afternoon.

The cyclist was killed after two cars crashed at the intersection of Coney Island Avenue and Avenue L.

MORE: Police: Bicyclist killed, 2 others hospitalized in Midwood chain-reaction crash

Police identified the cyclist that was killed as 52-year-old Jose Alzorriz.

Surveillance video shows the moment a silver Dodge Charger speed through an intersection slamming into a blue Honda, causing the two vehicles to spin out of control, hitting a Honda SUV.

The Honda SUV that was hit was sent flying into the bicyclist who died.

The two other victims, a 52-year-old pedestrian and the driver of the blue Honda, a 39-year-old man, they were both taken to the hospital in stable condition.

The 18-year-old who was driving the silver Charger was taken into custody.

The crash brings the number of cyclist fatalities to 19 so far this year.

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