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Cyclist Fatally Struck By Box Truck In Manhattan

Kelly Hurley, 31, of the Lower East Side, has died from the injuries she sustained after falling off her bicycle and being struck by a box truck on First Avenue and East Ninth Street, police said.   The driver of the box truck, whose name has not been…

Bicyclist Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Accident In Queens

Gelasio Reyes, 32, of Queens, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run car while he was riding his bicycle in Sunnyside, Queens, officials said.   Christian Guiracocha, 25, was identified as the driver of the red Ford Focus that allegedly struck Reyes on 43rd Avenue and 39th Street….

Elderly Man Killed In Bronx Hit-And-Run

A 72-year-old man was fatally struck by a car in Wakefield, Bronx, officials said. The man was crossing the intersection of Nereid and Richardson Avenues when a black Ford Fusion made a left-turn and struck him, officials said.   The victim was taken to Jacobi Medical Center where…

Man Fatally Struck In Northern Boulevard Car Crash

A 79-year-old man was hit and killed when he crossed the street on Northern Boulevard in Flushing, officials said. The man was crossing Prince Street and Northern Boulevard against the light, officials said.   The 56-year-old female driver of a Ford Explorer SUV was traveling westbound when she…

Two People Killed In Sunrise Highway Crash

Driver Ozcan Ayyidiz, 49, of Mastic Beach, and Kevin Melger, 23, of Brentwood, were killed when their car was driving in the wrong direction on Sunrise Highway in Brookhaven, Long Island, officials said. Another passenger, Jonathan Valladeres, 25, who was Melger’s cousin, was in critical condition.   Their…

Victim Identified In Greenwich Car Crash

Carlos Coyt-Orozco, of Port Chester, was killed after he was struck by a tractor trailer on the Insterstate 95, officials said.   Coyt-Orozco had pulled over his vehicle to the right shoulder of the highway because he had run out of gas. He and his passenger, David Espinoza,…

Man Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Long Island

James Sager, 57, of Babylon, was killed in a four-vehicle crash on Flanders Road, officials said. Police said that a possible medical issue may have been the cause of the accident.   Sager was traveling westbound when he veered into the eastbound lane and struck three vehicles, police…

Passenger Killed After LI Car Crash

Brandee Griffin, 33, was killed after her car crashed in Freeport, Long Island, officials said. Driver William Billups, 45, of Hempstead, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, third-degree assault and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle.   Griffin was a passenger in the 2001 Buick when the…

One Teen Killed, Another Injured In Ozone Park Car Crash

Jazmine Marin, 13, was killed and another girl, whose identity has not been released, was injured after they were struck by a car while walking to school in Ozone Park, Queens, officials said. The accident occurred at Cross Bay Boulevard near 149th Avenue around 7 a.m.   The…

Woman Fatally Struck By Bus In The Financial District

Bella Krementsova, 58, was struck and killed by a bus at Trinity Place and Exchange Alley in the Financial District, officials said. Cops issued a summons for bus driver, Roger Weckworth, 63, for failure to yield to a pedestrian causing injury, officials said.   Krementsova was crossing the…

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