WEST VILLAGE — A 58-year-old woman on a small metal scooter was struck and killed by a tractor trailer on Sixth Avenue that dragged her under its wheels for two blocks Monday morning, officials said.
Jessica Dworkin, 58, was riding her scooter westbound across Sixth Avenue at West Houston Street when the massive vehicle made a right turn from Houston onto Sixth Avenue and plowed into her just before 9 a.m., the NYPD said.
Dworkin was caught in one of the rear tires of the massive truck and dragged for about two blocks.
The driver of the truck, which belongs to Liedtka Trucking, was finally flagged down several blocks away at Minetta Lane, officials said.
Phil Liedtka, the owner of the Trenton, N.J., company, was not immediately available for comment.
“Many cars were honking to tell him to stop,” Miguel Guerrero, the superintendent at 290 Sixth Ave. said of the driver.
“People were crying in Spanish and English and running into the middle of the street to stop
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