Man fatally struck by SUV in East New York

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EAST NEW YORK -

A man was fatally struck by an SUV Friday while crossing the street in East New York, police say.

The incident happened on Conduit Boulevard near Pitkin and Grant avenues just before 3:30 a.m.

Police say the SUV was headed westbound when it struck Miah Basid, 23.

Basid lived in the area, police say, and the incident is being deemed an accident.

Witnesses called 911 to report the incident as Basid was lying in the road motionless.

Officials temporarily shut down the road while they conducted an investigation.

Basid was rushed to Brookdale Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say the driver of the SUV remained at the scene.

No charges are expected against the driver. 

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