Elderly veteran mowed down in East New York

EAST NEW YORK - An elderly grandfather and veteran is clinging to life after being hit in a broad daylight hit-and-run in East New York.

Herminio Adorno, 79, was hit Wednesday at the busy intersection of Atlantic and Pennsylvania avenues in East New York. Adorno was hit crossing the street on his way to mail a package.

He is in critical condition at Brookdale Hospital.

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