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One killed, several injured as car hits pedestrians in Times Square

ANI  |  New York [U.S.A] 

At least one person was killed and several others injured after a speeding car struck pedestrians in New York's Times Square on Thursday.

The driver was in an inebriated state, the New York Times quoted a enforcement official as saying. The driver is a history-sheeter.

The police has taken the driver into custody.

Meanwhile, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that President Donald Trump has been apprised of the incident.

".@POTUS has been made aware of the situation in Times Square and will continue to receive updates," Spicer tweeted.

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(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 23:31 IST
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