12-year-old Samuel Cohen-Eckstein struck, killed by van in Park Slope

It happened Tuesday night on Prospect Park West and 3rd Street.

It happened Tuesday night on Prospect Park West and 3rd Street. (10/9/13)

BROOKLYN - An investigation is underway after a child was struck and killed by a van in Park Slope.

Police say 12-year-old Samuel Cohen-Eckstein was hit by a white 2006 Chevrolet van on Prospect Park West and 3rd Street.

It happened at around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The boy was rushed to Methodist Hospital with injuries to his torso, but was pronounced dead on arrival.  

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