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Police identify woman killed in Forest Hills accident

Police perform enforcement in the area after the accident. Photo by Christina Santucci
TimesLedger Newspapers

FOREST HILLS — A 68-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car during an accident early last Thursday morning in Forest Hills, police said.

Maritza Atkins was struck by a gray Ford Crown Victoria driven by a man that was traveling eastbound on 108th Street near 62nd Drive in Forest Hills around 6:05 a.m. Thursday, police said.

No criminality was suspected, police said.

Cops found the woman unconscious and unresponsive. An ambulance took her to North Shore University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.

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