Man trying to change tire killed on LIE

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.

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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.