Upper East Side

Taxi Strikes, Kills Man on Upper East Side: Police

A taxi struck and killed a man who was crossing the street in the Upper East Side, police said Sunday. 

The 50-year-old man was walking Saturday evening in a crosswalk at York Avenue and East 78th Street when he was struck, the NYPD said. 

The victim was pinned under the cab, police said. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. His name wasn't released. 

The taxi driver stayed on the scene, police said. No one has been arrested. 

Police said the investigation was ongoing. 

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