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Astoria pedestrian dies after being struck by SUV



May 13, 2015 By Michael Florio

A 63-year-old man died Monday after being struck by an SUV while walking near his Astoria house on Friday, according to the NYPD.

The victim, identified as Favhad Chowdhury, was crossing at the intersection of 34th Avenue and 28th Street, when the driver of a Chevy Suburban was backing up and struck him with the rear bumper, according to an investigation conducted by the Collision Investigation Squad, a police spokesman said.

The incident occurred on Friday afternoon, at roughly 4:50 pm.

Chowdhury was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries on Monday.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is still ongoing.


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