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Scooter rider killed in car crash on Upper East Side; driver arrested
A scooter rider was killed in a collision with an SUV on the Upper East Side late Sunday night, ABC News 7 reports. The incident occurred just before midnight on East 79th Street, where a Volvo SUV traveling eastbound collided with an eastbound scooter. The scooter operator was pronounced dead at NewYork-Presbyteri...
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70-year-old man hit by car in road rage incident in Fair Lawn
A man was arrested following a road rage incident in Fair Lawn on Thursday night that resulted in another man being struck by a car, ABC News7 reports. The incident occurred just before 7:30 p.m. near Berdan Avenue and Malcolm Terrace, where a 70-year-old man was struck and injured. Exclusive doorbell footage capture...
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3-year-old girl killed, 2-year-old brother Injured by SUV in Harlem
A mother and her three young children from New Rochelle were crossing the street in Harlem when two of the toddlers were struck, resulting in the death of one, ABC News 7 reports. The tragedy occurred at West 135th Street and Lenox Avenue, directly in front of Harlem Hospital, around 7:40 p.m. on Thursday. The 40-yea...
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19-year-old skateboarder in critical condition after being struck by car in Brighton Beach
According to the NYPD, a 19-year-old girl was riding her skateboard at the corner of Neptune Avenue and Brighton 10th Street around 8:30 a.m. when she was struck by a black car, Channel 12th Brooklyn reports. The incident happened as she was crossing the pedestrian crosswalk, and the vehicle made a right-hand turn, ...
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1 dead and 3 injured in Brooklyn watercraft collision
A maritime accident in Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon left one man dead and three others injured, according to the NYPD, PIX 11 New York informs. The NYPD Harbor unit and FDNY responded to a report of a boating accident just before noon. Authorities said a small boat with three people on board collided with a jet ski...
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Cyclist struck by vehicle fleeing police in Astoria, Queens; 1 person in custody
A cyclist remains in critical condition after being struck during a police chase in Queens on Wednesday, ABC 7 News reports. Police sources informed that officers attempted to pull over a car near 35th Avenue and 29th Street in Astoria because the plates did not match the vehicle. The vehicle sped off, striking a 39-...
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Suspected drunk driver in deadly Deer Park nail salon crash arraigned
The man accused in the drunken driving crash that killed four people at a Long Island nail salon appeared before a judge on Monday as family members of the victims expressed their anger and grief, ABC News 7 reports. Steven Schwally, 64, is charged with driving with intoxication and crashing through the front glass d...
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Man critically injured in Brooklyn fire sparked by charging lithium-ion battery
A man is in critical condition following a severe fire at a Brooklyn apartment building, which firefighters attribute to a charging lithium-ion battery. At least four individuals were injured in the blaze, ABC News 7 reports. The fire erupted just before 6:40 a.m. Thursday on Avenue M in the Midwood neighborhood. A...
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Three Injured in Manhattan high rise building fire
Three people were injured when a fire broke out in a Manhattan high-rise, ABC News 7 reports. The blaze started on the 14th floor of the 29-story building on East 31st Street, between Third and Lexington Avenues. One person was taken to the hospital. ...
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Herald Square accident: three injured, one critically
Three people were injured, one critically, in a traffic accident near Herald Square, ABC News 7 reports. The incident occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on Saturday at 34th Street near Sixth Avenue. One of the victims sustained severe head injuries, while another is in stable condition. The driver of the vehicle was als...
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16-year-old girl fatally struck by vehicle in Queens
A teenager was fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon while crossing a street in Queens, according to the NYPD, Spectrum News NY1 informs. Police reported that a 16-year-old girl and her 8-year-old sister were hit by a delivery truck making a right turn from 47th Avenue onto 46th Street just before 3:30 p.m....
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83-year-old woman struck and killed by truck in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
An 83-year-old woman was tragically killed after being struck by a truck in Cobble Hill on Wednesday afternoon, ABC 7 News informs. The incident occurred when the woman was crossing the street and was hit by a truck making a right turn onto Bond Street. She was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead....
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Man in critical condition after being hit by car in Melrose, the Bronx
A man is fighting for his life after being struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning in Melrose, according to police, Channel 12 Brooklyn News informs. The incident occurred just before 2 a.m. at East 149th Street and Morris Avenue. First responders quickly transported the 61-year-old man to the hospital, where he ...
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Married couple killed, several injured in Washington Heights apartment building fire
A married couple tragically lost their lives in a Washington Heights apartment fire early Tuesday morning. The blaze erupted around 1:45 AM in a sixth-floor apartment on West 178th street, ABC News7 reports. The victims, a 77-year-old woman and a 74-year-old man, were transported to Harlem Hospital, where they were pr...
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5 Injured in Flatbush apartment building fire
A fire broke out at an apartment building in Brooklyn on Sunday morning, resulting in minor injuries for five people, ABC 7 News informs. Footage on the Citizen App shows the scene at the building on Ocean Avenue in Flatbush. The FDNY reported that the fire affected the basement and first floor of the four-story bu...
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Four residents saved from blaze, fifty displaced after Passaic fire
Fifty people were left homeless after a fire broke out in Passaic on Sunday night, ABC 7 News informs. Firefighters rescued four residents from a burning home on High Street around 9 p.m. as heavy flames engulfed the two-story building. Neighbors knocked on doors in a concerted effort to ensure everyone was account...
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2 dead in apartment fire in New Rochelle, Westchester County
Two people died in an apartment fire in New Rochelle on Friday morning. The fire erupted in an apartment on Eastchester Road shortly after 7 a.m., ABC 7 News reports. The people were pulled from the apartment in cardiac arrest and pronounced dead after. "It was on the third floor, heavy fire out of two windows," s...
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3-alarm fire burns SoHo rooftop as neighbor aids firefighters with garden hose
A three-alarm fire erupted on the roof of a SoHo building, prompting a heroic response from a good Samaritan, ABC News 7 informs. As firefighters battled the blaze atop 463 Broome Street, a man on a nearby rooftop sprang into action with his garden hose. Robert Lobe, a SoHo resident, was seen by NewsCopter7 spraying ...
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Child and mother struck and killed by bus near school in Mamaroneck
A kindergartner and his mother were killed after being struck by a school bus while walking to school on Thursday morning, ABC News7 reports. The incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. on Mamaroneck Avenue near New Street. First responders found both victims lying on the road. The 6-year-old child was pronounced dead a...
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RV covered in Trump campaign posters crashes into pole on Staten Island
Authorities are investigating a single-vehicle accident involving an RV that was covered in campaign material for former President Donald Trump on Staten Island, PIX 11 News reports. The incident occurred near Hylan Boulevard and Reid Avenue around 12 p.m. The RV with two people inside collided with a pole, according ...
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