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Cyclist Dies a Week After Box Truck Driver Hits Her on 1st Ave., NYPD Says

By  Ben Fractenberg and Allegra Hobbs | April 12, 2017 5:17pm | Updated on April 12, 2017 10:07pm

 A group of people visit a memorial for female cyclist who was fatally struck by a box truck driver on First Avenue at East 9th Street on April 5, 2017.
A group of people visit a memorial for female cyclist who was fatally struck by a box truck driver on First Avenue at East 9th Street on April 5, 2017.
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EAST VILLAGE — A female cyclist was taken off life support Tuesday after a person driving a box truck struck her on First Avenue, an NYPD spokesman said.

Kelly Hurley, 31, was cycling north on the avenue near East Ninth Street on April 5 at about 7:20 a.m. when the driver hit her and she got pinned under a wheel.

She suffered severe head trauma and taken to Bellevue Hospital.

The driver remained at the scene and was not initially arrested.

Investigators were still reviewing video, the spokesman added, and the driver could still be charged.