Driver Kills Pedestrian at Delancey and Bowery

The corner of Delancey and Bowery, where a driver struck and killed a pedestrian yesterday afternoon. Image: ##http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Delancey+St,+New+York,+NY+10002&aq=0&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=35.768112,78.046875&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Allen+%26+Delancey,+115+Allen+St,+New+York,+10002&ll=40.720252,-73.994105&spn=0.001045,0.002376&t=h&z=19&layer=c&cbll=40.720382,-73.994259&panoid=g5cBHzzTPUOMsxvVZXFCxg&cbp=12,116.56,,0,3.68##Google Street View##

A driver struck and killed a pedestrian at the corner of Delancey and Bowery at 1:45 p.m. yesterday, according to the NYPD. The victim, a 54-year-old Asian man, was declared dead at Bellevue Hospital.

The police did not have any additional information about the crash or any charges brought against the driver at this time.

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