One woman is dead Friday morning after a group of pedestrians was hit by a garbage truck.

The accident occurred in the West Brighton section of Staten Island at around 7:30 a.m. The truck hit a group of pedestrians, killing one and injuring two others. The injuries are reported to be minor, but the 93-year-old woman was pronounced dead when officials arrived.

It is unknown what caused the accident, but the driver of the garbage truck remained on the scene and is cooperating with authorities.



Source: Channel 7 Eyewitness News

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