Pedestrian fatally struck on LES

Driver was being questioned
April 16, 2008 5:25:42 AM PDT
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on the Lower East Side this morning. The victim, a man, was hit at the intersection of Allen and Hester streets just after 7:30 a.m.

Police say he was pinned under the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities closed the intersection as they investigated the crash.

The driver was being questioned.