Teenage Girl Struck and Killed in South Jamaica

By Janon Fisher on July 18, 2013 10:07pm 

 An 18-year-old woman was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in South Jamaic on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
An 18-year-old woman was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in South Jamaic on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
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NEW YORK CITY — A Queens woman was struck and killed by a tractor trailer crossing 132 Avenue Thursday night in South Jamaica, cops said.

A 1999 International truck was making a left turn onto 132 Avenue from Rockaway Boulevard at 6:14 p.m. when it hit the unidentified 18-year-old woman as she crossed the street, police said.

She was taken to Jamaica Hospital where she was pronounced dead from head and chest injuries, according to the police report.

The driver stayed at the scene of the accident and was not charged by police.

The accident is still under investigation, authorities said.

 

 

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