NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police in New York City have arrested a man who they say fatally struck a 67-year-old pedestrian in Queens.

Police say Dinesh Bhattarai, 45, of Queens, was arrested and charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk immediately following Wednesday night’s crash in Jackson Heights.

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Police say Henry Boimel was crossing 76th Street near 37th Avenue around 7:30 p.m. when he was struck by an oncoming Toyota Rav 4. Officers say the driver remained at the scene.

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Boimel was rushed to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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