By Ali Bauman

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman in Queens was struck and killed while waiting at a car wash on Monday.

And police said it happened in front of her daughter, CBS2’s Ali Bauman reported.

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Police were at the scene in Ozone Park talking to the car wash employees.

The incident happened at around 2 p.m. at the car wash by Gold Road and Cross Bay Boulevard.

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Police said a car wash employee was pulling out a Jeep from the wash bay when he apparently lost control and struck a 54-year-old woman standing nearby with her daughter.

The vehicle stopped and the daughter was not injured. Her mother was rushed to Jamaica Hospital, but she did not survive.

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It was still an active scene Monday evening. The car wash employee was taken into custody for questioning, but Bauman was told the incident is not being investigated as a criminal matter.

Ali Bauman