Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run in Union Square

By Alan Neuhauser on May 24, 2012 8:17am | Updated on May 24, 2012 5:47pm

A 21-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash near Union Square early Thursday, May 24, 2012, police said.
A 21-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash near Union Square early Thursday, May 24, 2012, police said.
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UNION SQUARE — A truck hit and killed 21-year-old Roxanna Sorina-Buta in Union Square early Thursday before fleeing the scene, NYPD officials said.

Sorina-Buta, a Queens resident, was transported to Beth Israel Hospital, police said. She was pronounced dead on arrival.

The truck, which was turning right onto Broadway from East 14th Street, hit Sorina-Buta as she crossed Broadway shortly before 1:30 a.m., according to the NYPD. The vehicle continued driving south.

There had been no arrests as of Thursday afternoon.

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