Scotch Plains man killed, driver ticketed in NYC crash
NEW YORK (AP) — Police have released the identity of a New Jersey man hit and killed by a car on Manhattan's Upper East Side, and they say the driver who hit him was ticketed.
The New York Police Department says he was 27-year-old Wesley Mensing of Scotch Plains.
Police say he and a 30-year-old woman were crossing a street Saturday evening when a Mercedes-Benz SUV hit them both. The woman is hospitalized in stable condition. Mensing was dead on arrival.
The 45-year-old SUV driver got an unlicensed-driving ticket.
The investigation is continuing, and police haven't released the driver's name.
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