74-year-old man struck by car in Brownsville

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BROWNSVILLE -

A 74-year-old man was struck by a car in Brooklyn and seriously injured Thursday, police say.

The incident happened at the corner of Atlantic and Rockaway avenues in Brownsville around 5:30 a.m.

First responders say the man was walking in the crosswalk when he was struck by a car.

He was transported to Interfaith Medical Center in critical condition.

Police say the driver remained on the scene and was being questioned. 

Blocks were temporarily shutdown on the westbound sides of the road. 

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