No One In Custody In Incident As Of Saturday Afternoon

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was struck and killed late Friday in a hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn.

Police were called to Flatbush Avenue and East 34th Street, in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn, around 10:30 p.m. Friday. They learned that an unknown black vehicle had been headed south on Flatbush Avenue when it struck Vernon Sylvester Bramble, 47, as he crossed the street.

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Bramble was found unconscious and unresponsive at the scene with major head trauma, police said. He was pronounced dead shortly afterward at Beth Israel Medical Center.

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The driver sped off after striking Bramble, police said.

As of Saturday afternoon, there had been no arrests and the investigation continued.

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