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Pedestrian killed crossing street in Jamaica – QNS.com

Pedestrian killed crossing street in Jamaica

A police vehicle drives down 87th Avenue in Bellerose, passing a car with a swastika painted on the rear.
By Rich Bockmann

A man was killed Monday night when he was hit by a car while crossing Jamaica Avenue, police said.

The pedestrian, whose name has not been released, was crossing the road in the middle of the block near 180th Street around 8 p.m. when he was hit by a motorist driving a 2008 Honda CRV, police said.

The driver remained at the scene and the crash victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

Reach reporter Rich Bockmann by e-mail at rbockmann@cnglocal.com or by phone at 718-260-4574.

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