Man struck and killed trying to cross Bronx River Parkway

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Crash on Bronx River Parkway leaves pedestrian dead
John Del Giorno reports it happened as the 65-year-old victim was trying to the cross the highway.

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in the Bronx.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on the Bronx River Parkway at Allerton Avenue.

A 65-year-old man was trying to the cross the highway when he was struck by northbound vehicle.

The driver remained at the scene as police arrived.

All northbound lanes were closed for the investigation.

Video from NewsCopter 7 showed a large backup at the height of the morning rush hour as traffic was detoured off the parkway just south of the accident scene.

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Crystal Cranmore reports from the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Ave. station in Queens.


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