Bristol man, 49, struck and killed on his bike Saturday on Route 72

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BRISTOL – Police are investigating an accident on Route 72 that resulted in the death of a bicyclist Saturday.

The accident happened at Pine Street, also known as Route 72, and Emmett Street in Bristol Saturday afternoon,  just before 5 p.m. Police said they found Alvin Colon, 49, of Bristol, with life-threatening injuries when they arrived. He was taken to Bristol Hospital where he died.

Police said that the man was headed north across Pine Street from the Valero Gas Station when he was hit by a Honda Accord driven by Donald Martin, 75, of Bristol. The driver was not injured.

There is no other new information concerning the cause of the crash, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to police at 860-584-3033.