Flushing man fatally struck while crossing Main Street


A 65-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck while crossing Main Street near 58th Avenue on Wednesday night.

Authorities say that at about 11:35 p.m., police officers found the man lying on the roadway with head trauma. EMS arrived and took him to New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

After a preliminary investigation by the NYPD’s Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad, authorities determined that the man was trying to across Main Street and stopped 0on the double yellow line.

He then stepped backwards into the southbound lane, and was struck by a 2002 Dodge Caravan.

The operator of the Dodge car was a 57-year-old man, who remained at the scene.

There are no arrests, authorities said. The investigation is ongoing.

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