Man killed in crash in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man was fatally struck in a crash in Brooklyn on Sunday morning.

Police say 30-year-old Kassim Mathews was hit at about 5:30 a.m. on Albany Avenue off Park Place in Crown Heights.

EMS rushed him to Interfaith Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Matthews, who lived about a block from where the accident happened, was the father of three girls.

His mother-in-law Althea Ohara-Thurston came to the scene to try and learn more about what happened.

"Total disbelief and shocked," she said. "It's too much right now, I can't believe it. I've got to know, I don't know what's going on."

Police are searching for a light colored sedan. They are also looking for surveillance video that could provide more clues.

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