Car kills pedestrian in Staten Island

February 26, 2009 9:59:04 AM PST
A car careened onto the sidewalk and into a man waiting at a Staten Island bus stop Thursday.Aurthorities say the 48-year-old man was fatally struck while waiting for the bus at Father Capodanno Boulevard and Seaview Avenue just before 10:45 a.m.

He was hit by a 2008 Hyundai, driven by a 19-year-old man making a turn. The victim was pinned between the car and the bus stop.

Authorities say he went into cardiac arrest in the ambulance on the way to Staten Island University Hospital North, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver stayed at the scene. No arrests were immediately made.


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