Police: DOT employee killed after coworker accidentally runs him over in truck

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NEW YORK -

The NYPD says that a Department of Transportation employee died after one of his colleagues driving a truck accidentally ran him over.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. on East 88th Street, between York and East End avenues, less than a block from Gracie Mansion.

Police say that the 44-year-old victim was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Crews are currently paving the street near the entrance of the mansion.

 

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