At least one person was killed Thursday when a vehicle hit a crowd of pedestrians in New York City’s Times Square, according to fire officials in New York. Officials say 12 other people were injured in the incident.
The car leaped the curb at 45th Street and Broadway, and then plowed onto the sidewalk. Law enforcement has blocked off the area, and WNYC’s Stephen Nessen reports Gov. Andrew Cuomo has arrived at the scene.
The cause of the incident was not immediately clear.
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