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Woman Killed After being struck by Brooklyn Ambulance

NEW YORK - Authorities say an ambulance rushing a patient to a hospital has struck and killed a pedestrian in Brooklyn.

Police Detective Marc Nell said the Emergency Medical Services vehicle hit the woman early Tuesday.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital. Fire Department spokesman Matt Coppeto confirmed her death. The accident occurred at the junction between Bay Parkway and Belt Parkway.

Her name wasn't immediately released.

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