Greater City Providence

WPRI: Stolen pizza delivery car strikes man in hit and run

walkinpvd-iconAn evening walk turned into a frightening ordeal for a Pawtucket man after he was hit by a stolen pizza delivery car, just a block away from his home.

The accident happened while the man was walking along Newell Street around 5 p.m. Sunday. According to Pawtucket police, the driver hit the man and then took off.

Eyewitness News spoke with the victim’s family who identified him as 61-year-old Joe Korngor. His daughter, Sia Korngor said she was shocked when she heard about the accident.


He was stuck by a person driving a stolen car, the stolen car did not ram itself into him.

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

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