National Guard truck fatally strikes pedestrian in NYC

The convoy was reportedly running a red light when the 82-year-old stepped into the street

NEW YORK — An unidentified man died after being struck by a National Guard convoy vehicle Tuesday.

The 82-year-old was reportedly crossing the street when the convoy was driving down the Chinatown street to make a light, according to the Gothamist.

Other witnesses via Twitter and Facebook said the National Guard Unit is from Ohio, with one of the soldiers a firefighter.

The Daily News reported that the 22-year-old driver was part of a six-vehicle line making Sandy supply deliveries.

Paramedics and the soldiers immediately went to aid the man and to perform CPR but he was later declared dead.

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