NYC pedestrian car crash victim dragged 17 miles!

Van drags body of car crash victim for 17 miles in New York City.

New York, NY (–New York City Police Department authorities are searching for body parts and waiting for the identification of a car crash victim on Wednesday as reported by the Associated Press (AP). The driver of a vehicle hit a pedestrian and alerted authorities at approximately 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.

A van drove over the pedestrian and dragged the unidentified body for over 17 miles through New York highways and roadways from Queens to Brooklyn. The driver of the van finally stooped to inspect his vehicle discovering a horrifically disfigured and mangled body. Police investigators are uncertain if the pedestrian was alive when the van struck. New York City investigators are retracing the vans 17 mile route in search of missing body parts.

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