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Man fatally struck by US Postal Service truck in Brooklyn

Posted: 7:42 PM, May 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-03 19:42:43-04

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn -- A man has died after being struck by a U.S. Postal Service truck in Brooklyn Friday evening, police say.

Police responded to Howard Avenue and MacDougal Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant just after 5 p.m. to find 52-year-old Charles McClean with severe trauma to his body.

EMS transported the McClean to Interfaith Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Authorities say the U.S. Postal Service truck was heading westbound on MacDougal Street and came to a stop at Howard Avenue. The truck then began to drive forward and struck McClean, who was crossing MacDougal Street.

The driver remained on scene.

An investigation is ongoing by the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.