On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at approximately 0031 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision, involving a pedestrian, struck on the eastbound Belt Parkway, within the confines of the 61st Precinct in Brooklyn.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 26-year-old male pedestrian lying on the roadway, unconscious and unresponsive, with severe head trauma.
EMS also responded to the location and transported the aided male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Coney Island, where he was pronounced deceased.
Further investigation by the NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad, determined the pedestrian was attempting to cross the Belt Parkway in the vicinity of the entrance ramp from Coney Island Avenue, standing within the left lane, when he was struck by a gray sedan traveling eastbound on the Belt Parkway. The pedestrian came to a rest on the concrete median by the entrance ramp.
The vehicle did not remain at the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
231 Brooke Avenue
Bronx, NY 10454
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.