NEW YORK CITY -- (WPIX) -— An off-duty New York City firefighter was killed in a suspected road-rage incident following an early morning collision on a Brooklyn highway.
Police say officers responding to the Belt Parkway crash found 33-year-old Faizal Coto lying next to his damaged 2008 Ford Mustang with head trauma around 4:45 a.m. Sunday.
Coto was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Police say they're investigating to determine how Coto received his injuries. The other driver involved in the collision fled the scene before officers arrived. Police shared an image of the 2006 Infiniti G35 and asked for help identifying it. Officials say the car is gray or silver, with damage to the driver's side of the vehicle and bearing New York State license plate JEA 2402.