Brooklyn hit-and-run driver kills two: NYPD – Metro US

Brooklyn hit-and-run driver kills two: NYPD

Brooklyn hit-and-run driver kills two: NYPD
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Police are investigating an overnight hit-and-run that left two men dead in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn.

Around 12:15 a.m. on Monday, authorities responded to a hit-and-run near the corner of Fulton and Chestnut streets in Brooklyn’s Cypress Hills neighborhood, where they found two victims, both pedestrians, with injuries at the scene, officials reported.

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Delman Maldonado, 41, was pronounced dead, and 56-year-old Israel Turcios was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he too died from his injuries, according to police. A preliminary investigation indicated that an Acura TL sedan speeding east on Fulton Street struck the two men and two parked cars at the corner.

The NYPD was continuing to investigate the crash, and no arrests have been made, police stated. The unknown driver of the sedan fled the location on foot.