Brownsville hit and run accident kills pedestrian

December 22, 2013 5:33:26 AM PST
Police are searching for the driver responsible for a fatal hit and run accident in Brooklyn.

A man was crossing the street at Rockaway Avenue and Eastern Parkway in Brownsville at around 9:30 Saturday night when a car slammed him.

The 51-year old was pronounced dead at Brookdale University Medical Center.

The driver took off before police arrived. Investigators say the car involved was a black four door sedan travelling westbound on Eastern Parkway.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.