A 70-year-old woman who was taken to a trauma center in critical condition after being struck by a rubbish truck, has died. The woman was in a marked crosswalk at 5:50 a.m. Thursday when she was struck by a city refuse truck driven by a 59-year-old woman. The rubbish truck was turning left fom North King Street onto Gulick Avenue, when it ran over the woman. She was taken to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition and died there a short time later. Police say speed and alcohol did not appear to be factors in the crash.
Posted Thursday, February 27th 2014 @ 12pm