Pedestrian killed in fatal hit-and-run in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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.

* More Brooklyn news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
Copyright © 2021 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.