Man fatally crushed by truck in Brooklyn

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EAST WILLIAMSBURG -

A man was killed after a truck he was lying under crushed him, police say.

The incident happened Tuesday in front of 1177 Flushing Ave. around 4:52 p.m.

Police say the 49-year-old man was lying under the truck when the driver rolled over him.

Police say the victim may have been a homeless man who was looking for shelter during a downpour of rain Tuesday.

The 41-year-old driver of the truck told investigators he was making a delivery at the location when he parked at a loading dock for 30-minutes without incident.

No arrests were made and police are not releasing the name of the man until his family has been notified.

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