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Man, 29, killed in hit-and-run on FDR Drive in Kips Bay

Posted at 2:44 AM, Jan 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-08 06:13:18-05

KIPS BAY, Manhattan—A man darting across the busy lanes of the FDR Drive was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early Friday, cops said.

A 29-year-old man was struck and killed while trying to cross the FDR Drive, cops say. (Photo: PIX11/Myles Miller)

A 29-year-old man was struck and killed while trying to cross the FDR Drive, cops say. (Photo: PIX11/Myles Miller)

The victim, 29, was walking near East 29th Street and the FDR Drive at about 12:30 a.m., when a northbound, gray sedan slammed into him and sped off, cops said.

The vehicle sustained heavy front end damage.

The man was taken to nearby Bellevue Hospital, where he later died, cops said.​