Motorcycle kills woman crossing plaza: NYPD

Motorcycle kills woman crossing plaza: NYPD
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LONG ISLAND CITY — A woman in her 50s was fatally struck by a motorcycle while crossing a Queens Plaza street last week, police said.

The woman was crossing Queens Plaza North at about 9:45 p.m. when she was struck by a 69-year-old man riding a blue 2009 Honda CRV, according to the NYPD.

When police arrived, they found the woman unconscious in the roadway, while the biker had driven up onto the curb and hit a pillar, cops said.

The woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in Queens, where she was pronounce dead, police said.

The motorcyclist remained at the scene and the incident was still under investigation, according to the NYPD.