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City awards $2M to family of man struck, killed by police car in 2012

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NEW YORK (PIX11) -- The city has settled for $2 million with the family of a Brooklyn man who was killed struck and killed by a police car over two years ago.

Tamon Robinson died during an April 2012 chase in Canarsie. Cops say Robinson was attempting to steal bricks from the grounds of the Bayview Houses.

The officers involved claimed the 27-year-old ran into the parked police car, fell and hit his head on the ground.

Witnesses refuted that and said he was struck by the cruiser.

Robinson's mother told the Daily News that despite the settlement, she still wants action taken against the officers.