ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man was killed after he was hit by two cars Thursday night in Phelps, according to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies say the Joel Mercado, 45, was in the middle of the northbound lane of State Route 14, wearing dark clothing, around 8:55 p.m. He was hit first by a Honda SUV, which pulled over. He was then hit by a Toyota Corolla.
Both drivers stopped to offer first aid at the scene, but Mercado did not survive. The road was shut down for several hours afterward.
Investigators said the Ontario County 911 Center took multiple calls from people concerned about a bicyclist in the roadway around the time of the incident. A bicycle was found nearby.
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