Police investigating fatal pedestrian accident in Williamsburg

Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred this morning in Williamsburg.

The victim, 58-year-old Williamsburg resident Leopoldo Hernandez, was struck and ran over by two vans in the intersection at Borinquen Place and South 1st Street.

Hernandez died just around the corner from his home and was on his way to work at the time of the accident.

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