Bronx Man Struck, Killed By Mercedes In Inwood

Published on February 02, 2017, 7:50 am
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An elderly Bronx man was fatally struck by a car while crossing the street in Inwood last week, police said.

Jose Melogarib, 68, was crossing Sherman Avenue mid-block on Monday, January 23, 2017 around 5:45 p.m. when a white Mercedes Benz struck him, police said. The collision occurred in the vicinity of Sherman Avenue and Academy Street, police said.

When officers arrived at the scene they discovered Melogarib suffering from trauma to his nose and body, police said. Melogarib was transported to Harlem Hospital, where he died from his injuries three days later, police said.

he driver of the white Mercedes Benz remained at the scene of the collision and has not been arrested, police said.


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