Thursday, November 15, 2012

Fatal Brooklyn Accident Kills One, Injures Another; Alleged Driver Charged

A driver was charged Thursday following an alleged hit and run that killed a man and injured a woman in Brooklyn.

Investigators say the man and woman were crossing a street in East Williamsburg just after 5 a.m. Thursday when they were hit by a car driven by Adam Recio.

They were thrown into another lane, where the man was hit by a second vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital.

Police say Recio took off and then abandoned his car, which was found a short time later.

He's charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and serious injury.

The driver of the second vehicle remained at the scene.

By: NY1 News

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