NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was struck and killed by a van Thursday in NoLIta.
Around 1:35 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian struck at Elizabeth and Kenmare streets.
The driver of a New Jersey commercial rental van had been headed east on Kenmare Street and was making a left turn onto northbound Elizabeth Street, when the driver struck the woman as she walked west on Kenmare Street, police said.
A New York Daily News report said the woman was in her 80s and was carrying a shopping bag. She was pronounced dead at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, the newspaper reported.
The driver remained at the scene, police said.
The Collision Investigation Squad was investigating the accident.
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