A 31-year-old man was walking on the West Side Highway near 107th Street on Sunday morning when he was hit and killed by a tow truck driver, according to police.
The man, who was not identified, was walking north in the southbound lane of the highway when he was hit by the tow truck, which was driving south. Police got the call at 8:12 a.m. and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver remained on the scene. Police are still investigating.
Asked about why the man was walking on the highway and what led to the crash, an NYPD spokesman said police had “no narrative or motive at this time.”