The 78-year-old man was pronounced dead at Lower Manhattan hospital, police said.
Officials took down the tree after a delivery truck got stuck in its branches on Wednesday.
The men were driving home after a night out on Staten Island, sources said.
The suspect hit three Midtown delivery trucks, stealing cornish hens and beef tenderloin.
The Freightliner truck was stolen in broad daylight Monday.
Charlie, the 5-month-old Pomeranian, was released Tuesday after surgery.
Domonic Whilby told police he wanted to die after being informed he killed an MTA bus driver.
The M14 bus was hit at Seventh Ave. and 14th Street Wednesday.
The woman was crossing against the light on Grand Street Tuesday when she was hit, witnesses say.
The unidentified man was pushing a shopping cart along Atlantic Ave. when he was hit by the truck.
The driver plowed into a two-story brick home at 1970 Cedar Ave. in University Heights, the FDNY said.
The truck flipped a school bus carrying kids in Eltingville, officials said.
A woman died and a man was hurt when three vehicles crashed near Ralph and Foster avenues, police said.
A bicyclist was seriously hurt when a truck slammed into him, police said.
A tractor-trailer driving up a ramp to the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn flipped onto its side.
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