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Pedestrians Struck by Car in Times Square

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One person has died after a car struck several pedestrians in Times Square just before noon on Thursday.

Some 12 people were injured in the accident, CBS2 reported. At least one died, according to Reuters.

The cause of the accident is unknown.

On social media, witnesses reported that the car had driven onto the sidewalk and struck random passersby before crashing against a pole.

The car came to rest with two of its wheels in the air, leaning on a lamppost and steel barriers intended to block vehicles from getting onto the sidewalk.

There was no immediate word from New York City police on the number of people who were hurt, The Associated Press reported.

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