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Con Ed worker struck and killed

Friday, October 24, 2008

A Con Ed worker was struck and killed while getting into his vehicle.

The accident happened at Hester and Grand Streets in Manhattan around 1:40 Friday afternoon.

Police said the 60-year-old worker was struck by a truck that kept going. The worker suffered head trauma and died at the scene.

Police stopped the truck on Grand Street near the BQE. It appears the driver did not know he had hit someone, investigators said.

Con Ed has identified the worker as James Dong of Queens. He worked for Con Edison for 34 years.

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