Bath Beach, NY – Body of Firefighter Found After Pedestrian Accident
Bath Beach, NY (December 9, 2018) – In Bath Beach, the body of a firefighter was discovered following a possible pedestrian accident that might have stemmed from a road rage event.
The firefighter was found this morning next to his damaged vehicle on the side of the Belt Parkway. He was quickly identified as 33-year-old Faizal Coto. Police say that the victim had severe head trauma and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police say that they received information that, around 5 a.m., Coto’s vehicle collided with a suspect’s vehicle as the two vehicles were merging on the parkway. The vehicles pulled over to the side of the road. Police believe that the other driver struck Coto while he was outside the vehicle and then fled the scene headed east on the Belt Parkway.
Police are searching for the suspect who caused this incident. They continue their investigation into the matter.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident is never an easy experience, especially when it happens so unexpectedly. Luckily, you have many options when it comes to bringing justice to one of these accidents on behalf of your loved one. We would like to take a moment to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Faizal Coto with the hopes that his family will be able to find peace and comfort during this highly difficult time.
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