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Pedestrian fatally struck on Van Wyck Expressway in Queens

Posted at 5:21 PM, Dec 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-13 19:51:10-05

QUEENS -- Rush hour traffic on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens was brought to a halt after a pedestrian was fatally struck.

All lanes of Van Wyck Expressway north of Kew Gardens are experiencing extensive delays to the accident. The lanes are jammed all the way to John F. kennedy International Airport, Air11 reports.

Commuters are urged to find alternate routes.

The NYPD and the FDNY are on the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.