A man who was struck and killed by a freight train in Hawthorne, N.J., has been identified, but investigators Sunday still did not know why he was on the tracks.
A young woman stumbling around on the 34th Street 1-2-3 line subway platform fell onto the tracks and was killed by a train, following New Year’s festivities early Tuesday.
Police Wednesday evening were investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian dead in the Rosedale section of Queens.
A man was struck and killed by a city street sweeper early Saturday at the busy junction of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues in Brooklyn.
A man was being held on $150,000 bail Saturday in connection with an early-morning hit-and-run that left another man dead in Elizabeth, N.J.
Shortly before 11 a.m., the victim was pinned when a large refrigeration unit that was being lifted came crashing down outside a building on Grand Concourse at 173rd Street, almost in front of Bronx Lebanon Hospital.
Viktor Avadyayev, 53, had been standing behind the white 2007 Chrysler limousine and was struck as the vehicle traveled in reverse, police said.
Police on Wednesday continued to investigate a midday accident in which a skateboarder was struck and killed by a delivery truck alongside Union Square Park.
An ambulance attendant was killed in a crash that is believed to have stemmed from a police chase in Newark, N.J., Monday.
A Centereach, Long Island, man died Tuesday morning, cutting trees in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Authorities said that they tried to pull Brandon Turner over. He then sped off and collided head-on with a Yonkers police cruiser on South Broadway and Terrace Place in Yonkers, killing him and injuring two officers.
Driver Ian Clement has been charged with leaving the scene of the accident after his truck hit and killed 68-year-old Marilyn Dershowitz. Clement’s defense is that he did not know he had hit the woman.
Police said a Chevy Trailblazer struck a city bus that was traveling in the opposite lane of traffic on Saturday afternoon. The driver, 40-year-old Adam Nicholson of Manalapan, N.J., was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said 22-year-old Meilan Jin was struck and killed at Northern Boulevard and Union Street in Flushing shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday.
A driver travelling the wrong way on the FDR drive caused a fatal chain reaction crash early Sunday morning.