Truck Strikes, Kills Man in Brooklyn Hit-Run: Police

The pedestrian, who has not been identified, was pushing a shopping cart across Atlantic Avenue early Friday evening when he was hit by the truck

Saturday, Feb 8, 2014  |  Updated 9:40 AM EDT
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Truck Strikes, Kills Man in Hit-Run: Police

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A truck driver struck and killed a man who was crossing a Brooklyn street before fleeing the scene, police said.

The pedestrian, who has not been identified, was pushing a shopping cart across Atlantic Avenue early Friday evening when he was hit by the truck, which was leaving a parking spot, police said.

The truck is described as a three-axle, straight flatbed with a boom and a dark colored cab, officials said.

Police are asking anyone with information about the truck or driver to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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