Man waiting for bus fatally struck after car wash worker loses control of car in Brooklyn

Brooklyn fatally struck by car wash
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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A car wash employee fatally struck a 47-year-old man in Brooklyn on Friday, officials said.

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According to police, at around 4:51 p.m., the driver was taking the car back to the owner when he lost control of the vehicle.

While trying to recover, he made a U-turn and struck a the pedestrian who was waiting for a bus at Milford Street and Atlantic Avenue in the Cypress Hill section, officials said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver remained on the scene but was later taken to an area hospital and alleged that he had lost consciousness. 

An investigation remains ongoing.