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Partially dressed man fatally struck by car on FDR Drive

Posted at 2:00 PM, Nov 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-23 14:00:10-05

NEW YORK — Police say a partially dressed man walked onto the FDR Drive in downtown Manhattan and was struck and killed.

It happened just before 4 a.m. Saturday on the FDR Drive near Houston Street.

Police say a man wearing only underwear and a T-shirt walked onto the northbound lanes of the roadway and was hit by a black sedan. The unidentified man was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the driver of the sedan remained on the scene and was not charged.

The northbound lanes of the FDR were closed for about two hours while police investigated.