On Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 1630 hours, police were notified of a pedestrian, struck on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at approximately 1900 hours, within the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.
An investigation by the NYPD Collision Investigation Squad determined that an 81-year-old male was crossing Co Op City Boulevard from south to north at Dreiser Loop, when he was struck by an unknown vehicle, which was traveling north on Dreiser Loop and making a right turn on Co Op City Boulevard.
The vehicle fled the scene.
The pedestrian was transported to Jacobi Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased on Monday, October 11, 2020.
The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
777 Co Op City Boulevard
Bronx NY 10475
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.