New York

Man Killed in Garbage Truck Accident at West 4th St and Cornelia St in Manhattan, NY

May 16, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

West 4th Street & Cornelia St, Manhattan, NY, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New York State Police
Vehicles Involved
Garbage Truck
West 4th St and Cornelia St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Man was struck by a garbage truck

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at West 4th St and Cornelia St in Manhattan, NY on May 16th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 5 a.m. According to investigators, a garbage truck headed westbound on 4th St is said to have reversed into a pedestrian crossing the street. Authorities say the man, age 35 and not publicly identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say the driver remained at the scene and had no additional information available.

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