Victim identified in Gerritsen Beach crash as 31-year-old James Miro, of Brooklyn

Police say they have identified the victim pulled from a car that plummeted into the waters of Gerritsen Beach as 31-year-old James Miro. Neighbors say Miro worked at a local barber shop and that they

News 12 Staff

Nov 11, 2015, 6:12 PM

Updated 3,085 days ago

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Victim identified in Gerritsen Beach crash as 31-year-old James Miro, of Brooklyn
Police say they have identified the victim pulled from a car that plummeted into the waters of Gerritsen Beach as 31-year-old James Miro.
Neighbors say Miro worked at a local barber shop and that they are saddened to hear of his death. 
Police say Miro, of Brooklyn, was pronounced dead when a dive team pulled his body from the water yesterday.
Investigators responded to the call at Gerritsen and Lois avenues just after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Surveillance video from a home appears to capture the car speeding by just before 4:50 a.m. Monday. 
The car may have then gone through a barrier and into the Shell Bank Creek.


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