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Pedestrian struck and killed in Midwood

Tragic scene: A 62-year-old pedestrian died after being hit by the driver of a white sports utility vehicle in Midwood on Aug. 28.
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A 62-year-old pedestrian died after he was struck by the driver of a sports utility vehicle in Midwood on Aug. 28.

The senior citizen was hit on Avenue P between East 5th Street and Ocean Parkway, at 8:22 pm. According to the Highway Patrol Collision Investigation Squad, the victim was trying to cross the street in front of a double-parked vehicle when a man driving a sports utility vehicle struck him. Police say the driver stayed on the scene.

According to police, officers found the senior citizen unconscious and unresponsive, with severe trauma. The victim was transported to Coney Island Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Reach reporter Vanessa Ogle at vogle@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4507. Follow her attwitter.com/oglevanessa.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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