NEW YORK - A Queens man was killed early Monday when he was hit by a car while trying to change a tire.
The NYPD responded to a 911 call on the Long Island Expressway just after midnight. They found 52-year-old Jean Louis dead in the roadway.
Police say Louis was attempting to fix a flat tire on his vehicle, which was disabled on the left shoulder of the westbound L.I.E., when he was hit by a Tesla traveling westbound. The driver remained on the scene.
The victim's body was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Queens.
Louis lived in Cambria Heights. No information about any family members was not available.
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