Boro woman dies in Kew Gdns. Hills car accident

Police perform an accident investigation Tuesday at the intersection of 150th Street and 72nd Avenue, the location of a fatal crash. Photo by Ellis Kaplan
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KEW GARDENS HILLS — A Fresh Meadows woman was killed Tuesday when the car she was a passenger in collided with another vehicle, police said.

Beatrice Perlitsh, 82, was riding in a 2002 Honda Civic driven by an unidentified person northbound on 150th Street when the car Perlitsch was inside struck a 2004 Lexus driving eastbound on 72nd Avenue, causing it to strike a lightpole, police said.

Perlitsh and her driver were both taken to Booth Memorial Hospital, where Perlitsh was pronounced dead, police said. The driver of the Civic was in stable condition, police said. The driver of the Lexus was uninjured, police said.

Updated 6:58 pm, January 19, 2012
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Plony Almony from Kew Garden Hills says:
Fact check please about who caused the accident.
Jan. 19, 2012, 10:53 am
Mr Accurate from Kew Gardens Hills says:
It was 150 ST, not Ave
150 has no stop signs, the cross streets do.
I don't think she was the driver.
BUT- other than that - not bad reporting.....
Jan. 19, 2012, 1:49 pm

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