Woman pushing stroller hit and killed by car in Queens

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Thursday, June 24, 2021
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WHITESTONE, Queens (WABC) -- A woman pushing her infant daughter in a stroller was killed, but the child survived, after they were hit by a car in Queens on Thursday.

The 58-year-old mother was pushing her 19-month-old daughter across the Cross Island Parkway service road just before 10:30 a.m.

They were struck by a truck attempting to turn onto the Cross Island Parkway service road.

The mother, later identified as Insook Rol, was found unresponsive with trauma and was pronounced dead.

The 19-month-old daughter was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens with minor injuries.

The driver, 43-year-old Angelo Graci, was arrested on charges of driving without a license, failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care.

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