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Sanitation Vehicle Hits, Kills 90-Year-Old In Chinatown

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A 90-year-old man was struck and killed in Chinatown early Saturday morning.

It happened at Canal Street and Elizabeth Street around 6:30 a.m.

Police found the man lying in the street injured. He was rushed to Bellevue Hospital where he died.

Police say the victim was struck by a marked Department of Sanitation Ford Escape. The 61-year-old driver remained on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is at least the eighth pedestrian struck and killed so far this year in New York City.

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