Man changing tire hit, killed by car that fled the scene

December 2, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man trying to change a tire was killed when he was hit by a car that fled and was later found abandoned.

The New York Post reports Iosif Morgenshteyn, 65, of Staten Island, was hit in Brooklyn shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday.

He was on East 28th Street and Shore Parkway when police say he was hit by a white minivan with Pennsylvania license plates.

Authorities found the vehicle near Emmons Avenue and Bragg Street.

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