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Bicyclist Fatally Struck by Livery Cab, Driver Charged

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TWC News: Bicyclist, 25, Fatally Struck by Taxi on Park Avenue
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A livery cab driver was arrested Monday morning after fatally striking a Manhattan bicyclist.

Investigators say it happened around 5 a.m. at Park Avenue and 108th Street.

Police say Jerrison Garcia, 25, was struck by Nojeem Odunfa, 65, of the Bronx, as he attempted to make a turn.

Garcia was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Police say Odunfa faces several charges including driving without a license and failure to yield. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP