NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was struck and killed by a cement truck Wednesday in Astoria, Queens.

The 60-year-old man, whose name had not been released late Wednesday, was struck a short time after noon Monday at 34th Street and Northern Boulevard in Queens, police said.

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The 2001 Mack cement truck was being driven west on Northern Boulevard by a 29-year-old man, when the truck hit the victim has he crossed south across the road, police said.

The victim was pronounced dead a short time later at Mount Sinai Hospital Queens, police said.

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The cement truck driver remained at the scene, police said. The NYPD Highway District Collision Investigation Squad was investigating late Wednesday.

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