Son killed, father critical, both hit by car

April 4, 2008 6:07:07 AM PDT
An 11-year-old boy is dead, father gravely wounded after a driver struck them on a Brooklyn street. Police say the father and his son were jaywalking Thursday night -- on 65th Street in Dyker Heights -- when a car crashed into them.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene and his father was taken to an area hospital in grave condition. Their names have not been released.

Police say it doesn't appear that the driver did anything crimininal and that the victims weren't walking in the crosswalk.


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