On April 4th, a New York City Department of Transportation worker was hit by a car on that Wednesday morning. The accident led to the man’s death. This incident occurred in the Bronx.
According to sources, the accident happened at around 10:30 in the morning off the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway near Exit 5 in Baychester.
The victim was George Staab, a 57-year-old many from Shirley. He was taken to nearby Jacobi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Mayor Bill de Blasio had this to say about the accident, “A very sad report that one of our DOT electricians was struck and killed by a vehicle in the Bronx today while on the job.”
The driver of the vehicle was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
It is not known what caused the accident, and the driver of the vehicle has not been identified. If we get any more updates about this story, we will keep you updated.
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