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Driver Hit, Killed by Mail Truck in Brooklyn: NYPD

A 20-year-old woman died after her car was hit by a U.S. Postal Service truck in Brooklyn early on Tuesday.

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The woman was driving her Honda Accord south on Atkins Avenue in East New York when her vehicle was hit by the truck, which was headed easton Cozine Avenue about 1:50 a.m., officials said.

The woman died at the scene. Her name hasn't been released.

The postal truck driver, 48, had a head injury. He was taken to Brookdale University Hospital in stable condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but police say the woman who died may have run a stop sign.

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