Parks vehicle hits, kills man sleeping on Coney Island beach

July 18, 2022 Associated Press
Hungry birds get a snack from a kind Boardwalk visitor. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle
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A man who was sleeping on the beach at Coney Island was struck and killed by a New York City parks department truck early Monday, police said.

The unidentified man was lying in the sand when he was hit by the parks department vehicle shortly before 3 a.m., police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver remained at the scene. The death is under investigation.

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