Queens, NY (June 24, 2020) – An unidentified male pedestrian was struck and killed by a motor vehicle while crossing Rockaway Boulevard in the Rosedale section of Queens. According to officials, it happened early Wednesday morning, June 24th, at around 3:55 a.m.
Authorities said that the pedestrian was crossing the roadway near Brookville Boulevard when he was hit by a 2015 white Dodge Dart. Crews arrived at the scene and transported the victim to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The operator of the Dodge remained at the scene and Rockaway Boulevard was shut down in both directions. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Records have shown that within the limits of New York City alone, 2019 saw a total of 118 auto-pedestrian fatalities. This number of deadly collisions only continues to climb as New York pedestrian accidents are frequently severe and often involve negligent, speeding motorists. The absolute vulnerability of victims increases the chances that a serious collision will be devastating, and it is important for victims and their families to understand their rights in the aftermath.
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