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Update: Paterson Firefighter Identified as Bicyclist Killed in Cedar Grove

By kcora on
Cedar Grove Wayne Paterson

The 49-year- old Wayne bicyclist who lost control and fell off a cliff at Mills Reservation at 9 this morning has been identified.

The body of Kerry Rivera, 49, was recovered at Mills Reservation at approximately 11:25 a.m. today.

According to Sheriff Armando Fontoura, Rivera had been riding his mountain bicycle when he lost control of it near the edge of the road and plummeted approximately 20 feet onto a rocky ledge.

While an investigation into the incident is on-going it appears to have been an accident and no foul play is suspected at this time.

The brother of the deceased was riding with the victim this morning.

He notified law enforcement of the incident and remained on the scene.