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A 27-year-old woman was struck and killed by a huge oil delivery truck in Manhattan early Friday, prompting authorities to shut down the intersection as the peak morning commute got underway.

The woman, identified as Sarah Foster, was hit near East 37th Street and Third Avenue, about a block from her home, shortly before 6 a.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene, which was swarmed with emergency and investigative personnel for hours.
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An 88-year-old woman behind the wheel of a sedan struck and killed a 17-year-old girl in a Queens crosswalk Monday, and is now facing charges in the deadly crash, authorities say. The elderly woman, identified by police at Sheila Kahn-Prager of Queens, was driving southbound on Utopia Parkway near 16th Avenue in Whitestone when she hit the girl around 10:30 a.m., in front of P.S. 209, according to police. Footage from the scene showed heavy damage to the windshield of the vehicle. Read more…

 

Four people were injured when a car slammed into a coffee shop Thursday morning in Brooklyn. It happened at 8:38 a.m. on Nostrand Avenue near Lafayette in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.

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Friends of the elderly Bronx man mowed down by a garbage truck driver were outraged to learn that the trashman had killed another person less than six months ago. Read more…

 

At least five people were injured when a car crashed into a New York City deli, the FDNY said. All injuries were non-life-threatening, and the victims were all taken to a local hospital. Read more…

 

The 8-year-old Bronx boy killed by a family friend in a freak car accident was laid to rest Friday before 150 friends and family. Read more…

 

An 8-year-old boy was fatally struck by a minivan in the Bronx while being driven home from school Monday night, in what police are calling a heartbreaking accident. Read more…

 

A 44-year-old woman was killed and her passenger, a 16-year-old girl believed to be her daughter, was injured when their car plowed into an embankment in The Bronx and overturned at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. Read more…

 

Brooklynites Frank and Joan Tornabene, in death as in life, remained inseparable.

Mourners gathered Saturday for a funeral Mass remembering the couple who died just one week apart, with ex-NYPD lieutenant Frank passing away on their 65th wedding anniversary. Read more…

 

Police are trying to figure out how a driver ended up backing into a popular Italian restaurant in Westchester.

The car backed into Enzo’s on 451 Mamaroneck Avenue in Mamaroneck just before 8 p.m. Sunday. Multiple people were injured, three critically. Read more…