Police: Boy, 14, Hit And Killed By Car In BrooklynPolice said Nicholas Soto was crossing Hicks Street when he was struck by a 2004 BMW.
DOT To Purposely Create Congestion In Parts Of Brooklyn To Protect PedestriansThe so-called drag strip is Hicks Street. It parallels the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Some use it as an alternate and residents say the high-speed traffic makes the road dangerous for all on foot.

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