By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A car wash employee is accused of driving while intoxicated and killing a woman in Queens.

Police said Edwin Vargas was pulling a Jeep from a wash bay when he lost control and hit the 54-year-old woman Monday in Ozone Park.

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She was standing nearby with her daughter, who was not hurt.

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The woman was rushed to the hospital, where she died.

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Police charged Vargas with vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and other counts.

CBSNewYork Team