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Car drives onto sidewalk killing pedestrian

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A 60-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed after a car drove onto the sidewalk in Jamaica, Queens.

Police say Mary Gater was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital shortly after the accident Sunday night.

Police determined that a 2006 Chrysler sedan was traveling eastbound on Jamaica Avenue, east of Sutphin Boulevard, when the driver lost control of the car and drove onto the sidewalk, striking Gater.

The 85-year-old driver remained on the scene and was not charged.

No criminality is suspected. The investigation is continuing.

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