84-year-old man fatally struck crossing the street in Jamaica Estates


A teen driver struck and killed an 84-year-old man as he was crossing the street in Jamaica Estates Sunday afternoon, police said.

The elderly pedestrian, Ignascio Andal, was near 188th Street and Wicklow Place, less than 10 blocks from his home,  just after 3 p.m. when he lost his life, cops said.

The driver, a 17-year-old boy, was making a right turn onto Wicklow Place from 188th and struck Andal with his Mazda as the 84-year-old was walking across Wicklow, according to police.

Andal was taken to New York Hospital Queens, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said they were investigating, but there is currently no criminality suspected.


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