Tractor-trailer fatally hits man in Forest Hills Key Food parking lot


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A man was killed Wednesday morning when a tractor-trailer struck him the parking lot of a Forest Hills Key Food.


A 67-year-old man was killed in Forest Hills Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer struck him as it was backing up in a Key Food parking lot, police said.

The victim, identified as Elliot Mintzer of Forest Hills, was walking in the back parking lot of the supermarket, on 64th Road near Yellowstone Boulevard, about 9:15 a.m. when he was struck by the trailer’s rear tires, cops said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, who was making deliveries at the time, remained at the scene, according to officials.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

 

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