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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage.

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The block of Pennsylvania Avenue where Isaak Trakhtenberg was struck and killed yesterday. Image: Google Maps

Fatal Crashes (6 Killed This Week, 21 This Year*, 1 Driver Charged**)

  • East New York: Isaak Trakhtenberg, 83, Struck Crossing Pennsylvania Avenue; No Charges (News)
  • South Jamaica: Marco Orellana, 48, Struck by Minivan Driver on February 4, Dies From Injuries (DNA)
  • South Ozone Park: 63-Year-Old Man Struck Attempting to Cross Belt Parkway Near the Van Wyck Expressway (News)
  • Flushing: Pedestrian Struck at Main Street and Maple Avenue (@NYScanner)
  • Ridgewood: One Killed in Crash on Jackie Robinson Parkway at Myrtle Avenue (@NYScanner)
  • Mariners Harbor: Christen Bailey, 25, Crashes Into Utility Pole (AdvanceDNA)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Chinatown: Van Driver Seriously Injures 62-Year-Old Woman at Canal and Mott (DNA)
  • Mapleton: Vehicle Overturns at 21st Avenue and 59th Street (@NYCityAlerts)
  • Huguenot: At Least One Injured in Hylan Boulevard Crash (Advance)
  • Bed-Stuy: Car Flips at Fulton Street and Buffalo Avenue (@NYCityAlerts)
  • Travis-Chelsea: MTA Train Operator Arrested for Drunk Driving on West Shore Expressway (Advance)
  • Annadale: Woman Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into Brick Wall (Advance)

* Based on latest available reports
** Drivers known to have been charged for causing a death in 2015

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