FDNY EMS provider fatally strikes pedestrian with ambulance

The man was transported to a Bronx hospital but could not be saved


John Annese
New York Daily News

NEW YORK — An FDNY ambulance driver fatally struck a pedestrian on a Bronx street early Sunday, police and fire officials said.

The victim was hit near E. Gun Hill Road at Dekalb Ave. in Norwood just after 1:20 a.m., police said.

A man was pronounced dead at North Central Bronx Hospital after he was run over by an FDNY ambulance at Dekalb Avenue and East Gun Hill Road early Sunday.
A man was pronounced dead at North Central Bronx Hospital after he was run over by an FDNY ambulance at Dekalb Avenue and East Gun Hill Road early Sunday. (Photo/Theodore Parisienne/Tribune News Service)

Medics took him to North Central Bronx Hospital but he could not be saved. Cops were trying to determine his identity.

The ambulance driver remained at the scene and has not been charged.

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