Manhattan, NY – A man was struck and killed by a car while crossing the street early Wednesday morning.
56-year-old Harry Wieder, from the Lower East Side, was hit by a yellow cab at the intersection of Essex Street and Delancey Street. The driver stayed at the scene and police believed the incident was an accident.
The patient was transported to Bellevue Hospital where he r”l passed away from his injuries.
NYPD Highway units where on the scene for the accident investigation, and one lane remained closed until the Chesed Shell Emes volunteers were done with there post-accident cleanup.