Driver Accidentally Runs Into Worker at Long Island Car Wash, Killing Him: Police - NBC New York

Driver Accidentally Runs Into Worker at Long Island Car Wash, Killing Him: Police

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    Car Wash Employee Killed on Job: Police

    A vehicle at a car wash in Elmont accidentally hit and killed an employee there, police say.

    (Published Saturday, March 23, 2019)

    A worker at a car wash was run over and killed Saturday morning by a driver who had come to clean his car, police said. 

    Nassau County police said they believed the crash at Empire Car Wash on the Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont was an accident.

    The driver approached the back entrance when he suddenly sped up, hitting the employee against a wall, police said. 

    Eduardo Sosa, 53, of Elmont, was taken to a hospital where he died, police said. 

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