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.
Police said Livolsi was struck and run over by a vehicle that had been waiting at the light.
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.
(TM and © Copyright 2015 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2015 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)