Man fatally struck by truck on East Flatlands Ave.

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CANARSIE -

A man was fatally struck by a truck carrying cars in Brooklyn Monday.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. on East Flatlands Avenue and East 79th Street in Canarsie while the man was crossing the road, officials say.

The 21-year-old man was transported to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the driver remained on scene and will likely not face any charges. 

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