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Brooklyn: 360 Neptune Ave NYPD o/s investigating of a construction worker fell from 6th floor, worker pronounced DOA. pic.twitter.com/p2M2CNChVP— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) April 1, 2015 A 50-year-old construction worker died after falling from a Neptune Avenue construction site in Brighton Beach. The worker, Vidal Sanchez-Roman of Coney Island, plummeted from the sixth floor of 360…

Police & Fire 2323 East 12th Street, the scene of the accident. (Source: Google News)
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An elderly neighbor died in a tragic accident Tuesday night after her nightgown caught fire while she was cooking. The Daily News reports: The 87-year-old woman, identified by police sources as Maria Vinograndova, was discovered by her granddaughter dead with burns on her face, torso, arms and feet on the kitchen floor of her apartment on…

Police & Fire Kings Highway and East 18th Street, the scene of the accidents (Source: Google Maps)
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An MTA bus struck a pedestrian on Kings Highway near East 18th Street yesterday afternoon, dragging him a short distance and leaving him seriously injured. News 12 reports that the accident, which took place around 3pm, involved a B82 bus hitting a man in his 30s as he was crossing the street. Passengers told the…

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A 55-year-old man is dead after being struck by an Access-A-Ride van on Neptune Avenue on Sunday. The man, who has yet to be identified by police, was crossing Neptune Avenue at West 6th Street on Sunday at 5:44pm when the van heading eastbound on Neptune hit him. EMS transported the pedestrian to Lutheran Hospital…

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Homecrest resident Danny Lin was arrested on Monday, November 24, after driving away from the scene of a Lower East Side accident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed. Lin, 24, was driving down Bowery between Rivington Street and Prince Street at approximately 6:50pm when he hit Robert Perry, 57. Cops say Lin dashed…

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Avenue U between East 15th Street and East 16th Street is currently closed to traffic after a crane struck the Brighton line subway overpass. At approximately 11:15am, a large flatbed truck carrying the crane and two concrete cylinders attempted to pass under the overpass, but it just didn’t have the clearance. The crane slammed into the…

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