A man was killed Monday morning when he was struck by a construction van in Central Park.
Around 7 a.m. near the corner of 75thStreet and East Drive by the boathouse, the driver of a construction van stopped and exited his van to look at something, CBS reported. Seconds later, the van hit the man.
The victim was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene, the New York Daily News added in a related article.
Whether the van was in drive or neutral, or if it had a malfunction, remains unclear, according to CBS.
UPDATE: police say man killed was driver of construction van. Van ran over him when he got out to look at something pic.twitter.com/vrIkeRXPjH
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