Man killed in hit and run in Brooklyn

A 71-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn Tuesday. (Peter Gerber)

February 15, 2012 2:57:02 PM PST
Police are trying to find the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in Brooklyn and then kept going.

Investigators say 71-year-old Jeannot Jean was trying to cross Flatbush Avenue at 26th Street in Flatbush Tuesday night when he was struck.

Moments later, another car hit him, but that driver stayed at the scene.

The victim died at Kings County Hospital.

The driver of the second vehicle has not been charged.

Police do not have a description of the fleeing car. They are asking witnesses or anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers.

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