Deadly Crash Backs Up Brooklyn Bridge

Man's car collided with DOT dump truck

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2009  |  Updated 8:31 AM EDT
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Deadly Crash Backs Up Brooklyn Bridge

Cheers to you, Brooklyn Bridge.

A man was killed in a car accident on the Brooklyn bridge early this morning.
    
The victim was driving toward Manhattan when his car collided with a city Department of Transportation dump truck, cops said.

     The driver of the car was rushed to a hospital. He was pronounced dead on arrival.  Police say the truck was equipped with an arrow on top of its cab alerting drivers to work crews on the bridge.
    
It wasn't immediately clear whether the truck was moving or parked during the crash.
    
The accident, which happened late Tuesday, remains under investigation.

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