NEW YORK - The city's roadways are off to a deadly start in 2017.

Three people were struck and killed by cars Sunday in separate incidents, and police are still searching for the drivers in two of the incidents.

The most recent one happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. in the Bronx.

Police say 73-year-old Darton Besler was hit by a minivan as he crossed in the middle of Boston Post Road near Bronxwood Avenue.

The van driver stayed on the scene, but Besler was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

In Brooklyn Sunday morning, a 53-year-old man was trying to cross Crescent Street near Conduit Boulevard in East New York when he was struck and killed by a Lexus sedan.  

The driver fled the scene on foot.

Police are also looking for the driver who hit 52-year-old Thomas Bradley in Queens Sunday morning.

He was struck by an unspecified vehicle on South Conduit Avenue near Rockaway Boulevard.

The vehicle drove away, and Bradley was declared dead at the scene.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit