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Man jogging in Far Rockaway fatally hit by car, NYPD says

A man was fatally hit by a car

A man was fatally hit by a car as he tried to cross Seagirt Boulevard on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne

A man jogging in Far Rockaway Thursday night was fatally struck by an unlicensed driver as he tried to cross a busy street, police said. 

The 36-year-old man was hit by a 32-year-old woman driving a Toyota Camry when he ran into the crosswalk on Seagirt Boulevard at the intersection with Beach 29th Street at about 11:50 p.m., according to police. The woman, who had a suspended license, was driving east on Seagirt Boulevard, they said.

Emergency responders pronounced the man dead at the scene, police said. He was not immediately identified.

The driver remained at the scene and was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, police said.


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