In less than 8 hours, 2 people were injured and 2 people died in car crashes in New York City.
A pedestrian was killed and another one was seriously injured in a car accident early Monday morning
The two men in their 40ies were crossing the street mid-block near Rockaway Boulevard and Woodhaven Boulevard in Ozone Park, Queens, around 12:30 am on Monday when they got struck by a car. They were both transported to the hospital. One of them died and the other one is clinging to life. The victim who passed away was identified as Marcelo Pelaez. The 30 year old driver of the car and his pregnant wife who was sitting in the passenger seat were not injured. They stayed at the scene of the accident. The driver was not charged. (Read more in the NY Daily News)