Man placing cones for film production fatally struck in Brooklyn

BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man placing cones on the street for a film production was fatally struck in Brooklyn early Monday.

It happened near Court and Douglas streets in the Boerum Hill section around 4:20 a.m.

Authorities say 63-year-old Pedro Jimenez was struck by a 2006 Ford Explorer.

He was rushed to Brooklyn Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver remained at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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