Brooklyn Preacher, 87, Struck and Killed by Police Car

Theauther Love was out for his usual morning stroll when he was struck on Eastern Parkway

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    An 87-year-old Brooklyn preacher has been struck and killed by a New York police squad car.

    Family members say Theauther Love was out for his usual morning stroll when he was struck by the vehicle at about 7:20 a.m. Friday. The accident happened on Eastern Parkway.

    He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say they are looking into the accident.

    Love's family tells the New York Post that he walked every day to keep fit.

    Love had been an assistant minister at New Frontier Baptist Church on Dean Street. He had also worked 38 years as a cab driver.