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Man driving with revoked license fatally strikes pedestrian in Bath Beach: NYPD

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver operating a vehicle with a revoked license, police said.
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A driver operating a vehicle with a revoked license was arrested after fatally striking a 64-year-old man in Bath Beach on June 9, according to authorities.

Faquan Li was crossing the intersection at Cropsey and 16th avenues against the light when the 47-year-old driver hit him with a 2016 GMC Yukon. First responders arrived at the scene to find Li with severe head injuries. EMTs rushed him to the Lutheran Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

The driver, who remained on the scene, was arrested, and the NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad is continuing to investigate the accident.

Reach reporter Rose Adams at radams@schnepsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–8306.
Updated 2:50 pm, June 10, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Henry Ford from Bay Ridge says:
Wow! It's weird because I always see mouthbreathers post here about all these dangerous scofflaws riding bicycles, and here we are with yet another self entitled motorist committing carnage.
June 10, 2:04 pm
Local from Here says:
Perhaps there should be laws requiring drivers to be licensed and insured, as there should be for bicycles.
June 10, 6:46 pm
Henry Ford from Bay Ridge says:
???Oh look, here's a mouthbreather now!???
June 10, 7:25 pm
Mike Bike from Kensington says:
Why wasn’t the driver named? Cover up? Be prepared for cyclist ticket blitz nearby to catch all those dangerous cyclists who “almost hit me” and make me so scared.
June 11, 6:49 am
Mike Bike from Kensington says:
Paper blames pedestrian- “crossing against the light” and a “continuing investigation”’ will lead to nothing as drifrrnstayed on the scene
June 11, 6:51 am
james from coney island says:
People have no right to cross against the light but cars must slow if they see someone crossing, common sense, or goto jail
June 11, 7:49 am

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