The incident happened around 1:15 p.m.
Officials say at about 1 p.m., the woman was struck by a 2×4 which fell from a building at 580 Broadway at Prince Street.
The incident took place at around 6 p.m. Tuesday at West 12th Street near Seventh Avenue.
Nearly two years after Sandy slammed local beach communities, debris left over by the storm has found a new life around the region.
As work gets underway to lift the Bayonne Bridge so that larger ships getting through the Panama Canal can dock at local ports, those living under the bridge are worried.
The Lincoln Tunnel was back open Wednesday night, but delays persisted hours after the outbound tunnel was closed due to a truck debris spill.
Debris from an unknown source smashed a car windshield on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Monday afternoon.
The need for a swift cleanup has grown critical, after Superstorm Sandy swept objects of all sizes into the ocean and posed a potential threat to summer swimmers.
Christie says New Jersey needed to hire a contractor quickly after Sandy to begin picking up mounds of debris left by the storm and AshBritt was selected in part because the firm had experience dealing with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and was able to get full reimbursement.
Almost three months after Superstorm Sandy, dangers continue to lurk in the waters off the Jersey Shore.
A man working for a private company that was cleaning up debris spawned by Superstorm Sandy in Brick, N.J., was killed this week in a job-related accident.
About 90 percent of the wreckage and debris left behind by the storm has been hauled away, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
These are the first reimbursements delivered in the state since Sandy hit in late October.
Volunteers headed out Saturday to clean beaches around New York and New Jersey, in an effort to help communities recover and rebuild in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
A scrap metal company has been slapped with an $85,000 fine for letting chunks metal fall into the polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, according to a published report.