Authorities from the New York State police have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a motoroist who subsequently fled the scene of the accident in Manhattan on February 5th, 2013. Police currently estimate that Shu Ying Liu was killed as she walked along or attempted to cross West 41st Street in the morning hours Tuesday.
Scene of the Accident
According to the report, Shu Ying Liu was transported to a nearby hospital where she succumbed to the injuries inflicted on her in the accident. Police believe the vehicle that struck Liu was a type of pickup truck, but did not specify a manufacturer or possible color. The investigation into the fatality accident is currently in its preliminary phases, and authorities hope that any eyewitnesses that have not yet come forward will do so in an effort to help investigators better understand the sequence of events that surrounds the untimely death of Shu Ying Liu.