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One pedestrian killed, other seriously injured in Upper Manhattan

Two pedestrians were struck by two cars while running across an Upper Manhattan street Tuesday night.
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Police discovered two victims on West 207th Street and Ninth Avenue with trauma toReuters

One pedestrian was killed and another seriously injured Tuesday night after being struck by two cars on West 207th Street and Ninth Avenue while attempting to run across outside a painted crosswalk, the AP reports.

Both victims were found in the street with trauma to both the head and body after Police say the driver of a Ford Explorer applied his brakes but could not stop in time resulting in both pedestrians were thrown across the road where they were then hit by a Toyota sedan.

The drivers remained at the scene of the accidents until around 10 p.m. on Tuesday. One of the pedestrians, a 24-year-old man was pronounced dead at a hospital and the other, a 35-year-old man, was listed in serious condition.

There names were not immediately released.

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