Man dies after road rage incident in Bay Ridge

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A 65-year-old man died after being dragged by a car during a road rage incident in Brooklyn, police say.

Mardaknayevy Gavriel, 65, was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center Thursday and later died, according to police.

The incident happened near 65th Street and 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge around 9:30 p.m.

According to police, Gavriel was involved in accident with another vehicle and both he and the 55-year-old driver got out of their cars to look at the damage.

The two drivers got into an argument before the second driver got back into his car and struck Gavriel, dragging him for two blocks, police say.

The 55-year-old driver accused of dragging the 65-year-old man was taken into police custody and is expected to be charged. 

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