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Woman, 82, Who Was Struck by SUV at Bayside Intersection Dies: NYPD

An 82-year-old woman was killed by a driver of an SUV at the intersection of Corporal Kennedy Street and 43rd Avenue (GMaps)

May 28, 2021 By Christian Murray

An 82-year-old Bayside woman who was struck by an SUV down the street from her home Sunday has died from her injuries, police said Friday.

Lopamudra Desai was crossing Corporal Kennedy Street at 43rd Avenue at around 3:20 p.m. on May 23 when she was hit by a 2020 grey Chevrolet Traverse, police said.

The driver, a 43-year-old female, was traveling south on Corporal Kennedy Street and struck Desai while turning left on 43rd Avenue, police said. The victim, who lived on Corporal Kennedy Street, was hit while in the vicinity of the crosswalk.

Police found Desai lying on the roadway with head and body trauma. EMS rushed her to NYC Health & Hospitals/Queens where she died Tuesday, police said.

The driver remained at the scene. There have been no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

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