Man Gets Out of Mercedes Only to Be Killed by Oncoming Car: NYPD - NBC New York

Man Gets Out of Mercedes Only to Be Killed by Oncoming Car: NYPD

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    Queens Man Struck and Killed Days Before Birthday

    A Queens man died after he was hit by a car on Grand Central Parkway. His family says he was just days away from his 31st birthday.

    (Published Saturday, March 10, 2018)

    A man got out of a car on Grand Central Parkway early Saturday only to be hit and killed by an oncoming vehicle, police said.

    Arif Hoosein, 30, of Queens, was pronounced dead at Long Island Jewish Hospital, the NYPD said. He had severe head and body trauma, police said. 

    Police said Hoosein was a passenger in a Mercedes Benz when he got out of the car near Commonwealth Boulevard shortly before 4 a.m. 

    The driver of the Nissan Sentra that hit Hoosein stayed on the scene and wasn't charged. 

    The driver of the Mercedes fled, police said. She was later arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. 


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