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Truck crashes into Bronx scaffolding, kills one and injuries several others

One person was hurt and six more were

One person was hurt and six more were injured in the accident, authorities say. Photo Credit: News 12 The Bronx

A Coca-Cola truck knocked off the highway in the Bronx Monday crashed into building scaffolding, killing a woman and injuring six others, authorities said.

The truck was driving by the Bruckner Expressway just before 3:30 p.m. when another vehicle cut it off, police said.

The truck then lost control and mounted the sidewalk near East 138th Street in the Port Morris area, killing the 37-year-old woman.

"Coca-Cola is deeply saddened by the loss of this individual, and concerned for all of those impacted by this incident," a spokesman for Coca-Cola said in a statement. "Our thoughts and condolences are with everyone involved. We are cooperating with local officials in the investigation of this matter."

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