East Hampton Town Police say Russell Windsor, a cyclist from Amagansett, died on July 3, 2022 after an accident. Here is the latest news about an accident.
East Hampton Town Police said late Sunday afternoon that 70-year-old Russell Windsor, of Amagansett, died in the accident that shut down the Montauk Highway in Napeague earlier that day.
The cyclist, Russell Windsor, “entered traffic from the east shoulder,” police said. This caused the accident. Mohammad Rahman met Mr Windsor as he was driving east in a 2011 Toyota Sienna just after 11am
Police said in a statement that he “remained at the scene and is helping the investigation in every way.” “Nothing illegal has happened as of this writing.”
Who was Russell Windsor from Amagansett?
Russell Windsor, the cyclist, is said to have died as a result of the accident. His other information has not yet been released.
Cyclist Russell Windsor “ran into traffic off the east shoulder,” causing the crash, according to police.
Mohammad Rahman was driving east in a 2011 Toyota Sienna when he hit Mr Windsor around 11am. A police statement said he “remained at the scene and is fully assisting with the investigation.”
No criminal activity is currently assumed. The Amagansett Fire Department dispatched an ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital to take Mr. Windsor where he was later pronounced dead.
A police statement Sunday night said news had been circulating since midday that a cyclist had been killed that morning after being hit by a car on the Napeague route.
Russell Windsor car crash video
The accident happened at 11:11 a.m. on the Montauk Highway in Amagansett, according to police.
Police say Russell Windsor, who was 70, got onto the freeway from the east side of the road while Mohammed Rahman was driving a 2011 Toyota Sienna eastbound. This caused a crash.
Police say Amagansett Ambulance took Windsor to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
A portion of the Montauk Highway near Napeague was temporarily closed during the investigation but has now reopened, according to authorities.
On Sunday, the Napeague section of the Montauk Highway was closed due to a horrific accident that occurred near the Lobster Roll restaurant.
Age and Family of Russell Windsor
Russell Windsor was considered a very caring husband and father to his wife and son. He was also born and raised by parents who loved him dearly.
The details of his family history have not come out yet, which is sad. He had been riding bikes professionally for a while and was a good rider.
The Napeague Stretch is the narrowest part of the South Fork. There is only one on and off exit for about a mile and a half.
Around 2 p.m. Sunday, people who saw the accident told The Star that he held them in Montauk for “a couple of hours.”
Concerned about not being able to get to Montauk from Amagansett, the drivers called the city’s 911 dispatcher.
A customer at the Lobster Roll restaurant told The Star just before 3pm that the road was still closed.