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DOT worker killed after being struck by a vehicle in the Bronx

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A yellow DOT vehicle parked on the side of the parkway where the accident occurred. PHOTO: David Sarmiento/ @d.miento
A yellow DOT vehicle parked on the side of the parkway where the accident occurred. PHOTO: David Sarmiento/ @d.miento

Baychester, the Bronx- a city-employed electrician was killed this morning after being struck by a car on the Henry Hutchinson Parkway, according to officials.

Police stated that the 57-year-old NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) electrician was struck by a 2012 Subaru traveling in the southbound lane near exit 4N around 10:30 a.m. —prelimanry information suggests that the victim was standing on the right shoulder of the parkway when he was hit, the NYPD said.

The victim suffered trauma to the head and was transported by EMS to  Jacobi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead; police later identified him as George Staab, a resident of Shirley, NY.

The 62-year-old male driver of the Subaru remained on scene and was transported to Jacobi Medical Center for minor injuries, police stated.

The NYPD said the investigation by the NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is ongoing. As of late this afternoon, no charges have been filed against the driver.

Both a yellow DOT vehicle parked on the side of the parkway and a vehicle down an adjacent embankment can been seen. PHOTO: David Sarmiento/ @d.miento
Both a yellow DOT vehicle parked on the side of the parkway and a vehicle down an adjacent embankment can be seen. PHOTO: David Sarmiento/ @d.miento

 

After the crash, a yellow DOT van was parked on the side of the parkway and a dark-colored vehicle—with visible damage to its windshield and front bumper— was down an embankment, approximately parallel to the van.