Elderly lady pushing cart killed while walking against traffic direction in Kingsbridge area

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By Hazel Shahgholi
A car struck a pedestrian in the intersection of Broadway and West 231 Street at around 9 p.m. Thursday. The 73-year-old female was pushing a shopping cart while walking northbound in the southbound lane against vehicular traffic. The driver and vehicle remained at the scene and the victim was transported to Bellevue Hospital Center where she was pronounced deceased on Friday 19. The NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the incident.

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