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68-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck by Flatbed Truck, NYPD Says

By Aidan Gardiner | November 8, 2016 8:42am

MANHATTAN — A woman crossing 42nd Street mid-block was fatally struck by a flatbed truck in Midtown on Monday night, NYPD officials said.

The 68-year-old woman, whose name wasn't immediately released, was crossing East 42nd Street between Madison and Fifth avenues about 8 p.m. when the westbound truck hit her in the left lane, police said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The 42-year-old driver remained on the scene and wasn't immediately arrested, police said.