Man fatally struck on Prospect Expressway in possible hit-and-run: NYPD

Posted at 3:29 PM, Dec 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-04 15:29:32-05

WINDSOR TERRACE, Brooklyn — A man was fatally struck in a possible hit-and-run on the Prospect Expressway Sunday morning.

Around 5 a.m., Ian McDonald Jr., 20, of Brooklyn, was found lying on the side of the road of the Manhattan-bound lanes of the Expressway.

Police said after further investigation McDonald's injuries seemed to have been caused by being struck by a vehicle. They consider his injuries to be the result of a possible hit-and-run incident.

McDonald was pronounced dead by EMS workers. The medical examiner will determine his cause of death.

No vehicle remained on the scene.

The NYPD's Highway Patrol Collision Investigation Squad is conducting an investigation.