Bronx Man Killed In Early Morning Hit & Run

Published on August 21, 2012, 9:59 pm
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A 26-year-old man was struck and killed in Bronx early this morning by a truck that fled the scene. According to police, Jermaine Elliot was walking southbound on Barnes Avenue at the intersection of East 233rd Street at around 4:43 a.m. when a “white box truck” traveling northbound turned onto 233rd and struck him.

Elliot, who lived two blocks from where he was struck, was later pronounced dead at Jacobi Hospital.

No arrests have been made, and the police investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

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