On Monday, November 16, 2020, approximately 0455 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision, involving a pedestrian opposite 801 Soundview Avenue, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed an 67-year-old male with trauma about the body.
EMS responded and transported the male pedestrian to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
1790 Story Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 57-year-old male operator of a 2019 Ram cargo van was traveling northbound on Soundview Avenue, struck a male pedestrian mid-block.
The driver remained on scene.
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.