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Woman dies after being struck by falling debris near Times Square, source says

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Posted at 1:27 PM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 13:27:37-05

NEW YORK, N.Y. – A woman died Tuesday morning when she was hit by falling debris near Times Square in New York City, a police source confirmed to WPIX.

The police source said the victim is a 60-year-old woman and she was struck by the debris on West 49th Street, between 6th and 7th avenues.

A spokesperson for the New York City Fire Department said crews were called to the scene at about 10:45 a.m.

When first responders arrived, they found the victim deceased.

This developing story was originally published by Corey Crockett and Jennifer Bisram at WPIX.