comments are worth reading.
According to police, a 40-year-old man was crossing in between cars inUPDATED:
the intersection near Barclays Center when he was hit by a tractor
trailer traveling northbound on Flatbush Avenue at around 12:29 p.m.
today, April 3.
Since posting, I read that the victim has been identified as Irvin Gitlitz, 83 years old. How people confused an 83 year old man for a 40 year old is beyond me, but a reminder of just how inaccurate eyewitness accounts can be. Any lawyer or psychologist can tell you eyewitness testimony is notoriously unreliable.