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Man Fatally Hit by Reversing Minivan in Kew Gardens, Police say

By Teddy Grant | August 2, 2017 6:10pm

QUEENS— A Kew Gardens man was fatally struck by a minivan Sunday as he attempted to cross the street, according to police. 

Christopher Swanson, 71, was found in the street with trauma to his body after he was hit by a man who was trying to reverse his 2015 Honda Odyssey on 120th Street near 85th avenue around 10:27 a.m., police said. 

He was taken to Jamaica Medical Center where he died of his injuries Tuesday, according to the NYPD. 

The 38-year old driver stayed on the scene and an investigation is ongoing, police said Wednesday.