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83-year-old man fatally struck by dump truck in Chinatown, driver arrested

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NEW YORK — Police say an 83-year-old man was run over by a dump truck in Manhattan's Chinatown.

The accident happened at about 1 p.m. Friday.

Police say Ka Chor Yau was crossing Canal Street when he was hit by dump truck traveling west from the Manhattan Bridge.

The victim was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The driver of the dump truck, 24-year-old Maykel Felix-Tejada, of Paterson, New Jersey, was arrested on a charge of aggravated unlicensed driving.

It wasn't clear if he had an attorney who could comment on his behalf.

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