Man, 26, Killed In Bronx Hit-Run Accident

Published on August 21, 2012, 8:17 am
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Police are investigating an accident in Bronx in which a pedestrian was fatally struck by a truck that fled the scene.

The 26-year-old victim, Elliot Jermaine of the Bronx, was struck at East 233rd Street and Barnes Avenue at 4:43 a.m. Tuesday.

He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police say Jermaine was crossing Barnes Avenue when a white box truck traveling north on Barnes Avenue struck him while making a left turn onto 233rd Street.

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

All calls are strictly confidential.


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