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79-year-old woman fatally struck by van in Rego Park


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An elderly pedestrian was killed Friday morning after she was hit by a van in Rego Park, cops said

The victim, a 79-year-old woman, who has yet to be identified by police, was trying to cross 99th Street at about 8:40 a.m. when she was struck as the vehicle was making a left-hand turn from 62nd Road, authorities said.

The woman was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police said the driver remained on the scene and the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.

 

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Doctor fatally struck in front of New York Hospital Queens


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A car hit and killed a doctor Monday night just steps from the Flushing hospital where he worked.

Dr. Siu Lee, 55, of Woodbury, N.Y. was crossing Booth Memorial Avenue at 141st  Street around 6:15 p.m. when a Mercedes Benz struck him outside of New York Hospital Queens, said police.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said no further action will be taken at this time against the driver pending further investigation by the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.

Lee was an attending pediatrician at the hospital for the last 15 years, said a spokesperson for New York Hospital Queens.

According to the hospital’s website, Lee attended Yonsei University College of Medicine in South Korea.

 

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