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Second Woman Killed Crossing Midtown Street in Less Than a Week, NYPD Says

(DNAINFO)  Maya Rajamani | June 13, 2016 — An SUV fatally struck a woman as she crossed a Midtown street less than a week after another pedestrian was killed by an SUV not far from that intersection.

Midtown resident Po Chu Ng, 52, was walking inside the crosswalk at West 30th Street and Sixth Avenue around 5:12 p.m. on Saturday when a 27-year-old driver traveling east in a GMC SUV made a left turn onto Sixth Avenue and hit her, the NYPD said.

She was transported to Bellevue Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, the police said.

The driver — who had a green light when he turned — has not been arrested, but an investigation is ongoing, the NYPD said Monday.

Last week, advocates called on the city to install pedestrian-friendly traffic signals at busy intersections after another female pedestrian was killed when an SUV pinned her to the ground at West 38th Street and Eighth Avenue.

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