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Hit n’ run driver killed near Bruckner Exp. during pursuit
BY ROBERT WIRSING
Police are requesting help in
solving a fatal hit and run that
happened early Tuesday morning
in Country Club.
According to the 45th Precinct,
police offi cers responded to a call
of a motor vehicle collision involving
a pedestrian along the Bruckner
Boulevard Service Road near
Country Club Road on Tuesday,
March 12 at 5:05 a.m.
Upon arrival, police found Raymond
Baffuto, 52, unconscious and
unresponsive, lying along Mac-
Donough Place, a Bruckner Boulevard
EMS responded to the scene
where they pronounced the New
Rochelle resident deceased.
The NYPD Highway District’s
Collision Investigation Squad determined
Baffuto had exited his
white Toyota Corolla which was
parked along the side of the road,
and was attempting to cross the
road from the east side to the west
when he was struck by a dump
truck with a blue container traveling
northbound on the service
road. The driver left the scene.
Police said Baffuto was being
pursued by an unidentifi ed individual
after fl eeing a separate hit
and run in Yonkers.
According to published reports,
Baffuto fl ed the scene after
striking a car earlier that evening
on McLean Avenue, prompting the
driver of the car he hit to chase
Baffuto abandoned his car after
it sustained three fl at tires, and
fl ed on foot.
Surveillance footage captured
Baffuto running from another
man down MacDonough Place in
an attempt to cross the street.
The second man stopped his
pursuit after Baffuto was struck
and left the scene on foot.
No arrests have been made and
the investigation remains ongoing
nyone with information is
asked to call Crime Stoppers at
(800) 577-TIPS. All calls are kept
strictly confi dential.
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FDNY members responded to the scene of the fatal hit and run in Country Club.
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