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Taxi and Limousine Commission lieutenant hit by taxi

A heartless hack mowed down a Taxi and Limousine Commission lieutenant during a Queens car stop Sunday afternoon dragging her body down the street before speeding away, police and a commission spokesman said. The unidentified city official, working alongside a male inspector, had tried to question the cabbie near the corner of Sutphin Blvd. and Archer Ave., in Jamaica, at around 1:20 p.m.
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United States / New York : Gothamist (last year)

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Driver's side view of new taxi

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business (2 years ago)

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United States / New York : Gothamist (5 hours ago)

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