Baby Delivered After Plow Kills Pregnant Woman

Brooklyn resident was struck this morning; infant in ICU
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 13, 2014 4:08 PM CST

(Newser) – A pregnant woman who was loading groceries into the trunk of her car with her husband was struck and killed by a mini-snowplow in New York City this morning, and her baby boy was successfully delivered by emergency C-section, authorities said. Min Lin, 36, was hit at about 10:45 am by a utility vehicle with a snow plow attached to it as it backed up in the rear parking lot of the Fei Long Shopping Center in Brooklyn's Bay Ridge neighborhood, police said.

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The woman was taken by paramedics to nearby Maimonides Medical Center where her nearly full term, 6-pound, 6-ounce baby was delivered. The baby was in critical condition in the neonatal intensive care unit, and a family member was present with him. The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said. The driver of the vehicle, a 42-year-old man, remained at the scene after Lin was struck and hasn't been charged in what appears to have been an accident, police said. (Read more New York City stories.)

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