Teen struck, killed by truck on Atlantic Avenue

A Brooklyn teen was hit by a truck and killed in Crown Heights on Sunday. The 19-year-old pedestrian was running across Atlantic Avenue at the Bedford Avenue intersection when he was struck by a truck

News 12 Staff

Dec 1, 2008, 3:40 AM

Updated 5,649 days ago

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Teen struck, killed by truck on Atlantic Avenue
A Brooklyn teen was hit by a truck and killed in Crown Heights on Sunday.
The 19-year-old pedestrian was running across Atlantic Avenue at the Bedford Avenue intersection when he was struck by a truck and killed. The truck didn?t stop, but police were able to catch it just blocks away near New York Avenue. The driver says he didn?t see the teen and didn?t know he hit him.
Witnesses say the teen was running across the street as the traffic light was turning green. Authorities are continuing their investigation of what happened, but do not expect to file charges.


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