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

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Monday, March 12, 2018
Pedestrian fatally struck in hit-and-run crash in Brooklyn
John DelGiorno reports over the scene of the crash in East Williamsburg.

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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