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Man strikes, kills friend with vehicle in New York

A man and his female friend were reportedly riding along in his SUV -- a Jeep Liberty produced back in 2006 -- when she asked him to pull the car over so that she could get out. She thought that he was intoxicated, and she was concerned about riding with him in that state. She then began to walk down the side of the road instead.

New York City pedestrian killed on city street

Despite New York City Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero program, which was implemented to prevent traffic fatalities, the streets recently claimed another victim only two blocks from the site where a 9-year-old boy lost his life in January. His death was the impetus for the mayor's initiative, but for one 61-year-old retired commercial artist, it wasn't enough.

New York mayor signs bills to reduce pedestrian accidents

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has implemented one phase of his Vision Zero initiative by signing legislation designed to curb pedestrian fatalities. The location of the signing was symbolic -- the mayor chose to sign the bills outside of P.S. 152 in the borough of Queens' Woodside neighborhood.

Another fatal pedestrian accident in New York

Recently, the mayor of New York City launched an initiative called "Vision Zero" in order to reduce pedestrian and traffic deaths. Unfortunately, yet another fatal pedestrian accident occurred on June 9. According to reports, two women were walking on a sidewalk along Hylan Boulevard when a 2005 Honda Accord left the roadway and struck them.

Man suffers fractured skull in pedestrian accident

When many people think of pedestrian accidents, they may picture a car hitting someone crossing a street. This case is a little different because it involves a bicyclist hitting a pedestrian. A senior citizen is recovering after he was hit by a hit-and-run bicyclist in New York City.

1 injured, 1 killed in accident in New York

Two women were struck by a vehicle in Syracuse on March 14 in a fatal pedestrian accident. This incident occurred on East Genesee Street, and it resulted in the death of one woman and serious injury to her mother.

MTA bus hits and kills young Hunter College nursing student

New York residents might be interested in this story of a fatal accident involving an MTA bus and a 21-year-old pedestrian in Williamsburg. On Mar. 1, a nursing student at Hunter College walked southbound on Union Avenue with a group of friends. As they crossed the street, an MTA bus was turning left onto Meeker Ave. and allegedly hit and killed the woman, according to the local police.

Drunk driver takes two Bard students' lives

New Yorkers may have heard the tragic news that a drunk driver has caused the death of two Bard College students while they were walking along Route 9G near Broadway and West Kerley Corners Road in Tivoli Village. A group of people were walking southbound on Route 9G when three of them were struck by a car also travelling southbound. After the pedestrian accident, the car left the scene but was located a short time later and the driver was arrested. Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene on Friday at around 11:50 p.m. and discovered two dead victims and another victim who was injured in the accident.

MTA bus kills pedestrian

On Feb. 3 at approximately 6 p.m., an MTA bus struck an unidentified woman as she crossed Broadway near 74th Street in Queens. The collision occurred when the bus driver executed a right turn onto Broadway. Approximately 30 passengers rode the Q53 bus at the time of the collision. No additional injuries were reported.

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