Man Fatally Struck By Modell’s Truck

NYPD Collision Investigation Squad police officers were on the scene investigating last Tuesday’s fatal accident at East 193rd Street and Webster Avenue.
Photo by Edwin Soto

Police from the 52nd Precinct responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at East 193rd Street and Webster Avenue on Tuesday, September 12 at 7:12 a.m.

Upon arrival, police observed a 60-year-old man lying in the roadway with severe trauma to his body. EMS responded and pronounced the victim dead on arrival. A preliminary investigation determined the pedestrian was crossing Webster Avenue from west to east when he was struck by a Modell’s Sporting Goods box truck. The 59-year-old truck driver remained on the scene. No arrests or summonses were issued, however the NYPD Collision Investigation Squad’s investigation is still ongoing. The victim’s identity is pending proper family notification. Photo by Edwin Soto

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