Pedestrian struck, killed crossing street in Queens

A 22-year-old Queens woman was killed Tuesday night when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing this street. (Image via Google Maps)
A 22-year-old Queens woman was killed Tuesday night when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing this street. Credit: Google Maps

Cops are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed while crossing a street in Queens on Tuesday night.

Juliana Busto, 22, was hit at the intersection of 47th Street and Laurel Hill Boulevard in Maspeth about 11:16 p.m. Police officers determined that Busto was attempting to cross Laurel Hill Boulevard within the crosswalk when she was struck by a 2002 Chevy Avalanche traveling westbound on the road.

The woman was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene. The investigation is ongoing.


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