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Update on DOT Worker Who Was Killed After Being Struck by a Car

Update on DOT Worker Who Was Killed After Being Struck by a Car

We are bringing you an update on a story we talked about earlier last week.

A city Department of Transportation electrification was killed when a driver struck him. He had been working on the Hutchinson River Parkway when the accident occurred, according to police as well as witnesses at the scene.

The victim was George Staab of Long Island. He was 57-years-old at the time of the incident. He was getting out of a vehicle parked on the side of the road just south of the Hutchinson River Parkway Bridge. This happened at around 10:30 in the morning. A driver lost control of his car and hit him.

He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Staab had been working with the DOT since 2014. DOT said they were shocked by the death.

The driver of the vehicle has not been charged.

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