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Boy, 9, Killed by NYC Taxi

New York City’s taxis are notorious for their driving maneuvers, which on Friday night cost a 9-year-old boy his life. The boy and his 51-year-old father were crossing a street in Manhattan’s Upper West Side just after 9 p.m. when they were hit by a turning taxi. The father sustained a leg injury but ht eboy was taken to St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead. The 53-year-old taxi driver remained at the scene and no charges have been filed.