Pedestrian Struck Twice in Brooklyn Hit and Run

January 27, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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BROOKLYN (AP) — Police say a 58-year-old man crossing the street in Brooklyn was fatally struck by two vehicles, one of which fled the scene.

The accident occurred around 10 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Coney Island Avenue and Avenue K.

Police say the pedestrian was knocked to the ground by a grey van, which remained on the scene. As he lay in the crosswalk, the man was struck again by a sedan that did not stop.

The victim was taken to Coney Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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