Stylist Killed in Upper East Side NYC Traffic Accident

Laurence Renard was struck and killed by a dump truck on Manhattan’s Upper East Side last night as she crossed First Avenue. The accident occurred just before 6:00 between 90th and 91st Streets. Renard was crossing First Avenue when a carting truck driven by Diego Tappia-Ulloa turned left from 90th Street and struck her while heading north on First Ave.

Renard was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers arrested Tappia-Ulloa for driving without a valid license. Police are still investigating Tappia-Ulloa.

Website Resource: French fashion stylist Laurence Renard killed in horrific East Side rush-hour accident
New York Daily News, Meredith Bennett-Smith and James Fanelli, January 25, 2011

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