Man lying on roadway run over, killed in Harlem: police

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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.

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