News Man fatally hit by SUV near Union Square Park, NYPD says A man in Union Square was hit by a 2016 Jeep Renegade early Tuesday morning, Nov. 14, 2017, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Updated November 15, 2017 6:35 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email A man who was fatally struck by a sport utility vehicle near Union Square Park early Tuesday was identified by police on Wednesday. Adrian Blanc, 34, of Brooklyn, was hit by a dark-colored 2016 Jeep Renegade at the intersection of East 14th Street and Union Square East just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, according to cops. The driver then fled north on Union Square East, they said. Surveillance video released by the NYPD shows Blanc standing in the crosswalk, a few feet from the curb, when the driver makes a left turn onto Union Square East from 14th Street. Blanc was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue with trauma to his head and body. Later, he succumbed to his injuries, police said. By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.