Oct. 28, 2019 By Allie Griffin
A 50-year-old man from Jamaica Hills was fatally struck by a car while crossing Astoria Boulevard in East Elmhurst Sunday morning.
German Gutierrez was attempting to cross the boulevard north to south near 93rd Street at about 7 a.m. when a 66-year-old man driving a 2016 Lexus SUV westbound struck him, according to a preliminary investigation by the NYPD Collision Investigation Squad.
Gutierrez was crossing Astoria Boulevard outside the marked crosswalk, police said.
When EMS arrived on the scene Gutierrez was unconscious. Emergency workers rushed him to NYC Health + Hospitals Elmhurst where he was pronounced dead.
The investigation is ongoing.