NYSP: 63-year-old bicyclist dies in accident in town of Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY —  On Sept. 19, 2019, at 6:08 p.m., State Police responded to a reported car/bicycle crash on State Route 12 in the town of Alexandria in Jefferson County.

The preliminary investigation reveals that a 2018 Subaru Forester and the bicyclist were both traveling southbound on State Route 12, troopers said.

The bicyclist was on the right shoulder of the roadway.  As the operator of the vehicle approached the bicyclist, for unknown reasons, the bicyclist turned into the path of the vehicle, troopers said.

The operator of the vehicle, 43-year-old, Susan M. Malyszka was unable to avoid striking the bicyclist.  She was not injured in the crash.

The bicyclist, Glenn F. Hawn, 63, Spencerport, NY, was transported by Lifenet Helicopter to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse where he succumbed to his injuries.

State Police has determined no alcohol or drugs were involved in the crash and no charges will be filed against the driver of the vehicle.