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A driver struck a Bensonhurst senior with his car on 85th Street on Oct. 3, causing the man to die of his injuries eight days later in the hospital, according to police.

The victim, 83-year-old Baiyan Lui, was crossing the street towards 23rd avenue just before 1 pm when a 2009 Nissan sedan struck him just as he approached the curb. Lui was then transported to NYU Lutheran Medical Center, where he died on Oct. 11.

The driver remained at the scene and police have not made any arrests, but the investigation is ongoing, they said.

Reach reporter Julianne McShane at (718) 260–2523 or by e-mail at jmcshane@cnglocal.com. Follow her on Twitter @juliannemcshane.
Posted 12:00 am, October 17, 2017
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Debra Whitman from Bensonhurst says:
According to the police, the man that was killed was in the crosswalk and had the green light. Why wasn't the driver arrested?
Oct. 17, 2017, 8:11 am

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