Officials ID teen bicyclist killed Saturday night in Town of Lee

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - The Oneida County Sheriff's Office has identified the teen bicyclist who died after being struck by a car in the Town of Lee on Saturday.

Joseph M. Pocchiari, 17, of Sly Hill Road in the Town of Ava was bicycling on Stokes Westernville Road when he was struck by Laurie Ceravolo. There are no street lights in the area of the accident. Officials say there was no lighting on the bicycle and Pocchiari was not wearing safety equipment.

The investigation is ongoing. No tickets have been issued.

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