Local woman narrowly misses Times Square crash

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Local woman witnesses crash in Times Square

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A local woman and hospital system spokeswoman witnessed the pedestrian strike in Times Square Thursday and narrowly missed being hit.

Elizabeth Long, spokeswoman for Kettering Health, posted to her Instagram account that the vehicle was headed right toward her.

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“Car drove up on the sidewalk on Broadway & 43rd in NYC headed right toward where I was walking. Fortunately I was able to duck into a building as it sped by and crashed. At least 6 people are injured. Please pray for them.”

Long told our news outlet she had to dive into a nearby building through a revolving door to get away from the scene.

News Center 7’s James Buechele is speaking with Long and we will update this report.

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