Man Killed by Sanitation Street Sweeper

An investigation is ongoing, but no criminality is suspected.

A man was struck and killed by a NYC Sanitation street sweeper Saturday morning, police say. 

At 1 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, members of the 78th Precinct responded to a 911 call of a man, identified by police as Ronald Sinvil, 36, struck on Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues. 

Upon arriving at the scene, the team of officers discovered Sinvil with trauma to his body. Emergency medical services quickly responded and transported the victim to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Police determined Sinvil was struck by a NYC Sanitation street sweeper traveling north on Flatbush avenue just before the intersection of Atlantic Avenue. The operator of the sweeper remained on scene and no criminality is suspected. An investigation is ongoing.

Tajuana Jackson December 19, 2012 at 10:35 PM
Well it seem to be an accident. But what I want to mention is how the law wants to make the gun laws harder. Bring in your guns and get $200. Please the criminals are laughing at yall not me. They already know the law. They continue to kill. What's needed is they need school safety,hospital police to bare arms. You will see the criminals will think twice before entering with bad intentions.
Miguel Pichardo December 20, 2012 at 06:47 PM
I may admire what you stand for Ms. Jackson, however this post is for a beloved man that died. Although I agree with your views on the danger of guns, Ronald Sinvil was a loved friend, brother, son , and most importantly an adored father. In the future please show some discretion on where you post your views on unrelated subjects. Ronald was a childhood friend and a brother to me and many others. He will be missed dearly. We love you Wowo!!
Y Nunez December 20, 2012 at 08:32 PM
Well said. Rest in peace my brother.
CNG January 02, 2013 at 12:58 AM
Miguel We appreciate that very much Thank You for letting individuals know how much Ron meant to all of us. We all Miss & Love You WOWO Forever in Our Hearts and Mind Forever with us in Spirit and now our Angel


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