A 50-year-old man was killed after being struck by a SUV in Queens Sunday morning, August 14th according to NYPD.
The pedestrian was crossing Springfield Blvd around 7:20 a.m. A 53-year-old driver in a 2014 Kia Sorento crashed into him while driving eastbound on Murdock Avenue and turning left onto Springfield. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with police as they investigate the fatal crash.
Emergency responders found the man unconscious and with severe injuries. He was transported to a hospital and later pronounced dead.
Springfield Boulevard is a major north/south roadway that runs through the eastern section of Queens, New York. It is 7.8 miles long and goes from Northern Boulevard in Bayside, to 147th Avenue in Springfield Gardens. Wikipedia
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