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Xia Ying Chen 66 killed by truck in Brooklyn NY

A pick-up truck driver was arrested after he hit a woman and a toddler who were crossing a street in Brooklyn, NY on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The woman, identified as Xia Ying Chen, 66, was pushing a 2-year-old in a stroller on Bath Avenue near 25th Avenue in Bath Beach around 1 p.m. when the Dodge Ram made a left turn and struck them, according to the NYPD.

Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital, where Chen succumbed to her injuries. The toddler survived with minor scratches and bruises, police said.

The driver, Faheem Shabazz, 56, was charged with two counts of failing to yield to a pedestrian, police said.

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