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Highway worker killed on Grand Central Parkway

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Police in Queens are investigating an accident that left a highway worker dead on the Grand Central Parkway.

The man was struck on the westbound Parkway at Jewel Avenue just after 11:15 a.m.

The 63-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say he was a private contractor doing electrical work for Welsbach Electric Company in the left lane of the roadway when an Audi hit him.

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The driver, a 26 year old man from Queens, remained at the scene, but he was taken into police custoy on suspicion of drunk driving.

Charges were pending, officials said.

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