Brooklyn, NY – 7-Year-Old Fatally Struck by NYPD Tow Truck on N Portland AveNY/NJ Legal News
Brooklyn, NY (October 27, 2023) – A 7-year-old boy was fatally injured in a pedestrian accident in Fort Greene, Brooklyn on the morning of October 27. At approximately 8:38 a.m., responders were notified of the incident on Portland Avenue.
Sources say the collision occurred in the 140 block of North Portland Avenue when a child was struck and killed by an NYPD Tow Truck. The truck was turning when it struck the young boy.
Several responders remained at the scene for an extended time on Thursday morning, causing significant traffic delays in the area. Authorities in Brooklyn are still investigating the circumstances of the crash.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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