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VOL. 111, NO. 43 MAY 21-27, 2020
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BY EMILY DAVENPORT
A man died of his injuries on
Monday morning after he was hit
by a box truck in Kew Gardens.
Authorities say that at around 6
a.m. on May 18, police responded
to a call regarding a pedestrian
struck by a vehicle at 124-50 Metropolitan
Upon their arrival, police
learned that a 49-year-old man was
struck by a box truck while trying
to cross the street at the location.
EMS declared the victim dead at
The victim’s identity is
being withheld pending family
The driver of the box truck
remained at the scene. No arrests
have been made at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.
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