Elderly Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Queens

By Ben Fractenberg and Trevor Kapp  on January 23, 2013 8:11pm  | Updated on January 24, 2013 7:15am

 An 82-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Union Turnpike, Jan. 23, 2013.
An 82-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Union Turnpike, Jan. 23, 2013.
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QUEENS — An 82-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a street in Little Neck Wednesday evening, police said.

Louis Friend was hit at Union Turnpike and 265th Street by a Honda CRV traveling westbound just after 6 p.m., the FDNY said.

He was rushed to North Shore Hospital in cardiac arrest, officials said.

Friend, who lived a few blocks away, died a short time later, police said.

No criminality is suspected, police added.

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