Elderly Man Fatally Struck by Van in Borough Park

March 13, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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BOROUGH PARK — A 69-year-old man was hit and killed by a van while crossing a street in Borough Park Monday afternoon, the Daily News reported.

The victim was crossing New Utrecht Avenue near 12th Avenue when he was struck by a northbound van at about 12:30 p.m.

He was taken to Maimonides Medical Center, where he died.

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The driver of the van stayed at the scene and is not expected to be charged, according to the Daily News.

Less than a week ago, on Wednesday, March 7, another Brooklyn 69-year-old, Margaret Myers, was tragically killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in East New York. In that incident, the driver of the offending vehicle was arrested and booked on multiple charges.


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