Dec 1, 5:00 PM EST

Pedestrian fatally struck by tractor trailer in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) -- A 21-year-old man has been struck and killed by tractor trailer in Brooklyn.

It happened just after 11 a.m. Thursday in Williamsburg.

Police say Moshe Weiner was struck by the rear wheels of the truck that was traveling on Kent Avenue.

The Brooklyn man was taken to Beth Israel Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the tractor trailer remained at the scene.

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