NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 91-year-old woman was struck and killed Friday by a city sanitation truck on Staten Island.
Marie Valentino was in the crosswalk at the corner of Clove Road and Delafield Avenue in West Brighton around 7:30 a.m. when she was hit, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported.
Valentino was out on her normal morning routine when she was killed, CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown reported.
Valentino had left her home, walked half a block, crossed Clove Road and then bought her coffee, the newspaper, two coffee cakes and eggs at the deli, D’Auria reported. When she crossed the street again to go back home, police said she was struck and killed by a city garbage truck.