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Police identify man killed in hit-and-run in Brooklyn

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WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn —An 85-year-old man was killed  during a hit-and-run in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police said.

He was crossing Grand Street shortly after 1 p.m. when a white box truck hit him, police said. The driver of the box truck fled west on Grand Street.

The man, later identified as Rafael A. Nieves,  was rushed to the Bellevue Hospital where he died, police said.

No arrests have been made. The incident is being investigated by the NYPD's Collision Investigation Squad.