EAST WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A pedestrian was fatally struck, possibly while on his way to work, in Brooklyn Monday morning.
The 50-year-old man was hit at the intersection of Grand Street and Metropolitan Avenue in the East Williamsburg section just after 4 a.m.
He was pronounced dead at Woodhull Hospital. He works in the area.
The vehicle fled the scene.
Police say the suspect then went on a carjacking/robbery spree before he was involved in a road rage dispute on Long Island. He allegedly struck people with a baseball bat and smashed windows before being fatally shot by a Nassau County police officer.
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Pedestrian killed in fatal hit-and-run in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn