Fatal accident in Lower Manhattan

April 28, 2008 11:08:04 AM PDT
A woman is dead after being run over by a tractor trailer truck on Manhattan's Lower East Side.The NYPD tells Eyewitness News the accident happened just after noon as the victim stood on the corner of Hester St. and the Bowery.

Police say the truck struck the woman, said to be in her 60's, while the driver was making a turn. The driver of the truck remained at the scene, and police say no charges are likely.

The dead woman has not been identified.