Man, 75, struck and killed by truck

September 1, 2008 4:13:21 PM PDT
Police said a man was hit and killed by a U.S. Postal Service tractor-trailer that left the scene. Shakoor Khan, 75, died after being hit by the vehicle on Rockaway Boulevard around 7 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators said the truck kept going northbound on the boulevard.

No one has been arrested.

Police say Khan was standing in the crosswalk, headed home from a security job at nearby Kennedy Airport when the truck clipped him.

Abdool Karimbaksh, the victim's brother-in-law, described Shakoor Khan as a "kind, family man--married 35 years."

As the investigation continues, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Service told us, "We have been contacted by police and the driver of the truck has been located. He's a highway contract driver with the Trojan Horse Company."

That's a subcontractor that helps move mail for the postal service.

Police said, upon further investigation it has been determined that there is no criminality involved in this incident.

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