HARLEM, Manhattan — A man was run over and killed by a vehicle in Manhattan Thursday evening, police said.
Police responded to a call of a pedestrian struck near the intersection of 116th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue just before 7 p.m., authorities said.
Officers arrived to find 58-year-old Paul Cedres with severe trauma to his body, cops said.
He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Investigation revealed that an 81-year-old man operating a 2008 Saturn was traveling along 116th Street when he ran over Cedres, who was laying in the right lane of the roadway.
Cedres had been living at a shelter in Brooklyn, according to his records on file.
The vehicle remained at the scene.