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79-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Hit by SUV on Northern Blvd, NYPD Says

By Aidan Gardiner | October 17, 2016 8:41am

QUEENS — A 79-year-old man was fatally struck while crossing Northern Boulevard in Flushing Sunday evening, police said.

The man, whose name wasn't immediately released, was walking across the boulevard against the light at Prince Street about 6 p.m. when he was hit by a woman driving a Ford Explorer SUV, heading westbound, NYPD officials said.

He was pronounced dead at New York Hospital Queens, police said.

The 56-year-old driver remained on the scene and wasn't immediately arrested, police said.