NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A 76-year-old woman was killed when she fell in front of a vehicle in Middle Village, Queens, police said.
Giovanna Livolsi, of Queens, was crossing at a light at 75th Street and Metropolitan Avenue Wednesday when she tripped and fell just as the light turned green.READ MORE: Ohio Man With Semi-Automatic Rifle Taken Into Custody At Times Square Subway Station
Police said Livolsi was struck and run over by a vehicle that had been waiting at the light.READ MORE: NYPD Honored For Actively Supporting Organ Donation
Police said the driver continued a short distance before being alerted to the accident and returned to the scene and called 911.
Livolsi was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead, police said.MORE NEWS: Police: Burglars Smashing Into Pharmacies In Brooklyn And Queens, Stealing Cash, Prescription Pills
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