COLLISION INVESTIGATION – At approximately 1 p.m. on June 21, officers responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle of a sanitation depot, located at 58-02 48th St.
Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, 43, unconscious and unresponsive while lying on the ground with severe body trauma. EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the victim dead.
A further investigation revealed that the victim, Steven Frosh, 43, of Garden City South, an on-duty NYC Dept. of Sanitation worker, was performing maintenance work on a street sweeper when another street sweeper, operated by a 33-year-old on-duty DOS worker, was driving forward and struck the victim, pinning him in between the two vehicles. The investigation is ongoing. There are no arrests at this time.