Man Struck, Killed By SUV On Upper East Side

Buddhi Thapa Was Trying To Cross Second Avenue At East 89th Street

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens man was struck and killed by a sport utility vehicle Tuesday on the Upper East Side, police said.

Buddhi Thapa, 41, was trying to cross Second Avenue at East 89th Street just before 1 p.m. when he was hit by a late model Range Rover, police said. He was pronounced dead at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. Police are continuing to investigate.

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