Police: 50-year-old man struck, killed while unloading car in Borough Park

A man was fatally struck while unloading items from his car in Borough Park Saturday, police say.

News 12 Staff

Jul 12, 2020, 2:26 PM

Updated 1,408 days ago

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A man was fatally struck while unloading items from his car in Borough Park Saturday, police say.
The incident happened on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 39th Street around 8 p.m.
Police say the driver lost control of a Nissan sedan at the time of the crash.
The man suffered severe trauma to his body and was later pronounced dead.
The driver was taken into police custody for questioning.
The victim has been identified as 50-year-old Jose Barrera. News 12 is told Barrera also lived on 39th Street.


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