Soundview brawl leaves 1 dead; 2 arrested

A man died after he was punched in the face during a Stratford Avenue brawl Sunday evening, officials say.

A man died after he was punched in the face during a Stratford Avenue brawl Sunday evening, officials say. (8/31/15)

SOUNDVIEW - A man died after he was punched in the face during a Stratford Avenue brawl Sunday evening, officials say.

Jose Lucero, 30, was unconscious for 58 minutes before EMS arrived. It took another 30 minutes before he was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, according to officials.

Relatives who witnessed the attack say Lucero was carrying a volleyball post home from a party and accidentally struck a car.

They say about eight people came out and began fighting with Lucero's group.

Police from the 43rd Precinct arrived and arrested two men.

Andrixs Suarez, 23, was charged with manslaughter and assault. Wander Rosario, 26, was charged with assault and harassment.

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