Woman dies after being struck by truck in College Pt.: NYPD

By Madina Toure

A 61-year-old woman died after she was struck by a cement truck in College Point Friday morning, the NYPD said.

At about 9:21 a.m., police responded to a call of a pedestrian hit by a truck in the vicinity of 15th Avenue and College Point Boulevard, according to the police.

EMS responded and transported the woman to New York Hospital Queens in Flushing, where she was pronounced dead, officials said.

The truck driver remained on the scene, a police spokesman said.

A preliminary investigation by the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad revealed that the truck was traveling southbound on College Point Boulevard when it hit the woman, who was crossing the boulevard from east to west.

The victim’s identification was pending family notification, police added.

No arrests have been made and the investigation was ongoing, the spokesman said.

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