Driver Identified in Dump Truck Hit-and-Run That Killed Woman - NBC New York

Driver Identified in Dump Truck Hit-and-Run That Killed Woman

A 21-year-old woman was hit and killed last month in Union Square



    Police Identify Driver in Hit-Run That Killed Actress

    The family of an actress killed by a hit and run driver in Union Square last month want to know why there hasn't been any arrest, despite the fact that police say they've identified the driver. Ida Siegal reports. (Published Wednesday, June 13, 2012)

    The driver of a dump truck that killed a woman in Union Square and didn't stop at the scene has been identified, NBC 4 New York has learned.

    A source says the driver is cooperating with the investigation. Authorities are still determining whether charges will be brought.

    Roxana Sorina Buta was headed home from her job as a waitress when she was hit by the truck.

    The young actress was in a comedy called "Him" that played at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village. Its run ended in January.

    Tearful Mother Wants Answers in Hit-and-Run

    [NY] Tearful Mother Wants Answers in Hit-and-Run
    Five days after 21-year-old Roxana Oprea was killed by a truck as she crossed Broadway at 14th Street, police are still looking for the hit-and-run driver. Oprea's mother spoke with Roseanne Colletti about how she's coping with the loss of her child.
    (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Police have the truck, the source says.

    Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+. Get our apps here and sign up for email newsletters here. Get breaking news delivered right to your phone -- just text NYBREAKING to 639710. For more info, text HELP. To end, text STOP. Message and data rates may apply.