the republic logo

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


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.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)


Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.