A woman was hit by a garbage truck backing up in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan Wednesday morning. 

At around 10 a.m. a woman was walking her dog when it got loose and started running across the street. The woman went to chase after her dog and got hit by the garbage truck while it was backing up.

When authorities arrived she was pronounced dead. The condition of the dog is unknown.

 

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Source: PIX 11

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