Police identify 82-year-old victim fatally struck by motorcycle in Sunset Park

Authorities say 32-year-old Abed Abed hit the victim at 5th Avenue and 60th Street before 7 p.m. last Monday.

News 12 Staff

Jun 11, 2024, 11:32 AM

Updated 40 days ago

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The NYPD has identified the victim who lost his life in Sunset Park last Thursday in a car crash.
Efrain Barreto, 82, was struck by 32-year-old Abed Abed who was driving around 60th Street and 5th Avenue on a moped. Barreto was pronounced dead and his funeral was held on Tuesday morning.
Abed now faces a slew of motor vehicle charges including but not limited to operating an unregistered motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.


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