News Pedestrian struck and killed in Long Island City, NYPD says Police tape at an undated crime scene. Photo Credit: iStock By JAMIE REYSEN firstname.lastname@example.org November 26, 2015 7:37 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday night in Queens, police say. The NYPD says that a 54-year-old man was struck by a 2007 Pontiac G5 near Van Dam Street and Starr Avenue in Long Island City just before 9:30 p.m. Cops say the man was trying to cross Van Dam Street near a marked crosswalk when he was hit. The victim suffered severe head and leg trauma and was taken to New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, cops say. He was pronounced dead just before 10 p.m. Police say the car's driver, a 20-year-old man, stayed at the scene. The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the incident. By JAMIE REYSEN email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.