Pedestrian Deaths

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Staten Island Teen Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Pickup

Jenna Daniels, 15, of Staten Island, died of severe head trauma after the accident Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and Bayview Avenue, police said.

11/16/2014

Police investigate a pedestrian death in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn on Oct. 26, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Woman Struck, Killed By SUV While Walking To Work In Brooklyn

The woman, who was in her 60s, was walking on Ralph Avenue and East 65 Street in the Flatlands neighborhood when she was hit by a Nissan Pathfinder and dragged about 200 feet.

10/26/2014

FILE -- A man uses a crosswalk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Crackdown Aims To Cut Pedestrian Deaths, Injuries

Three people have been struck and killed by cars this year in the Rockland County town, and five pedestrians were struck in the span of a week.

10/02/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor De Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan Under Fire Following Pedestrian Deaths

De Blasio said he was right to call the plan Vision Zero because it’s calling out to people to change their behavior.

09/29/2014

An artist rendering of the changes being made on West End Avenue (credit: NYC Department of Transportation)

With Eye On Pedestrian Safety, City Redesigning Stretch Of West End Avenue

A complete redesign of West End from West 72nd to West 106th streets has been fast-tracked by city transportation officials.

08/12/2014

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New Slow Zones To Take Effect Monday In NYC

New lower speed limits — part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative aimed at curbing pedestrian deaths — will take effect on some major roadways Monday.

08/03/2014

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Police: Pedestrian Killed By SUV On Upper West Side

Jean Chambers was struck around 11 a.m. at the intersection of West 95th Street and West End Avenue by a 2004 Ford Explorer as its driver made a left turn, police said.

07/10/2014

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Cops: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Car In Selden

Mary McCabe, 51, hit a man with her car on Route 25 at College Road in Selden shortly after 9 p.m., police said.

07/06/2014

FILE -- A man uses a crosswalk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrian Safety Experts Tour Long Island, Offer Tips For Saving Lives

Due to a rise of fatalities and injuries, national experts on pedestrian street safety conducted a guided walking audit of Long Island’s deadliest thoroughfares Thursday.

06/19/2014

Staten Island Car Into Pedestrians

Father Of Woman Fatally Struck By Car On Staten Island Wants Answers From Police

Christal Aliotta, 31, a mother of two, was pronounced dead at Staten Island University Hospital North.

06/10/2014

FILE -- Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Israel Drives Bill To Create Safer Roads For Pedestrians, Byclists

The Long Island Democrat’s bill would require bicycle and pedestrian lanes be factored in when building roadways.

02/18/2014

Rep. Joseph Crowley (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Joe Crowley Looks For Solutions To Soaring Number Pedestrian Deaths In Queens

U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley blamed both drivers and pedestrians for the uptick in fatalities and said he’s exploring if the government can help with improved traffic lights, crosswalks and intersections.

02/09/2014