The drummer for cult New York rockers Total Slacker has been killed in a hit-and-run accident.

Terence Connor, 26, was knocked off his bike and killed on Monday (01Oct12) in the Big Apple. He was taken to Woodhull Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Total Slacker frontman Tucker Rountree mourned the loss of his bandmate on his page, writing, "We're unbelievably heart broken, our drummer Terence Connor was killed in a hit and run accident while riding his bike early this morning. Sending all our love to his family and friends."

He added, "The Saddest Day - We Will Always Love You, Forever..."