NYPD: Man Crossing Mid-Block Killed By Police Car
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Police in Queens are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a police car Thursday morning.
Investigators say the officers were responding to a call of an assault with a knife at the time of the accident.
Police say the officers were driving down 40th Avenue in Astoria when they hit a man crossing mid-block near 10th Street.
He died at the scene.
Police say the car's emergency lights were on, but it's not clear if the sirens were on as well.