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Pedestrian Struck Dead While Crossing Main Street Saturday

Main Street (between 59th and 60th Avenues) Gmaps

June 24, 2019 By Shane O’Brien

A pedestrian was struck dead on Main Street in Flushing in the early hours Saturday morning, police said.

The victim was hit crossing Main Street between 59th Avenue and 60th Avenue at around 4:30 a.m., according to police. Police have yet to identify the male victim.

The police received a 911 call and responded to the scene where they observed the victim lying on the street with trauma to his body. He was transported to New York Presbyterian Hospital in Queens where he was pronounced dead.

Further investigation from the NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined that the victim was struck by a grey Honda Accord as he attempted to cross Main Street.

The driver, a 62-year old man, remained at the scene and refused medical attention.

The investigation into the collision is still ongoing and no arrests have been made as of yet.

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Flushing Skeptic

“The investigation into the collision is still ongoing and no arrests have been made as of yet.” Would it not be better to say “At this time?” “as of yet” implies to me that an arrest may be coming.


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