Deliveryman struck and killed by hit and run driver

January 6, 2012 9:11:04 AM PST
A deliveryman was struck and killed by a hit and run driver in Brooklyn Thursday night.

A Chinese restaurant deliveryman on a motorcycle was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene shortly before 8:30 p.m.

It happened at the corner of Gerritsen Avenue and Avenue V in Marine Park.

Paramedics rushed the biker to the hospital in cardiac arrest.

Ju Xiang Chen, 49, was pronounced dead a short time later.

An 18-year-old woman was arrested after police were able to locate the vehicle that struck him. Kathryn S. Foris was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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