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- A mother was killed in a crash on an exit ramp of the New England Thruway, police said
- Another vehicle cut her off, causing her to lose control and hit an embankment
- Her 16-year-old daughter was injured
A mom was driving with her 16-year-old daughter when they were cut off by another vehicle, causing the woman to lose control and crash, police said Sunday. The mom was killed and her daughter was hurt.
Michelle Muccio, 44, of the Bronx, was driving a GMC Envoy on the exit ramp of I-95 at Baychester Avenue late Saturday when she was cut off by another vehicle, which sped off, police said.
Mucco she lost control, hit an embankment and crashed, police said. She was partially ejected and died.
Her 16-year-old daughter was in stable condition with minor injuries at Jacobi Medical Center.
A GoFundMe account set up for the family had raised more than $8,000 by Sunday afternoon. The page indicated she was active in the cheerleading community at her daughter's school, Cardinal Spellman High School.
Photos showed her walking with her daughter's cheerleading group in the St. Patrick's Day Parade just hours before she died.
In a statement, Cardinal Spellman's director of admissions, Kyle O'Donnell, said: "The entire Spellman community is in mourning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Muccio family."
Police didn't yet have a description of the vehicle that cut them off. No one has been arrested.
The investigation is ongoing.