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Elderly pedestrian hit by two cars in Harlem

Saturday, December 21, 2013
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Police say a 76-year old man died after being hit by two cars in Manhattan.

It happened just before 6 o'clock Friday night in Harlem.

Police say Antonia Escanio was crossing Amsterdam Avenue between 155th and 156th Streets when he was hit by an SUV traveling south.

When he fell, he was hit by another car heading north on Amsterdam.

Escanio was rushed to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital where he died.

Both vehicles remained on the scene, but police say there is not believed to be any criminality involved.

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