Hit-and-run driver fatally strikes man getting into parked car in Brooklyn

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Friday, April 5, 2024
Man fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn
The man was getting in his parked car in East New York when he was fatally struck by a passing vehicle that did not stop.

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a man trying to get into his parked car in Brooklyn.

The 57-year-old victim was hit by a passing car on Wortman Avenue in East New York around 6 a.m. Friday.

The vehicle, possibly a gray four-door sedan, continued eastbound on Wortman Avenue.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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