Thursday, May 26, 2011

Fleet Week NY

Marine Killed Crossing Street During NY Fleet Week: NEW YORK — A Marine in New York City for Fleet Week was hit by a car and killed Thursday as he was returning to his ship, the USS Iwo Jima, berthed at a Hudson River pier.

The accident occurred at around 1 a.m. at 12th Avenue and 49th Street, near where the ship is docked by the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

The 22-year-old, who was in uniform, had exited a taxicab with other Marines and was crossing 12th Avenue – also known as the West Side Highway – when he was struck, police said.
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