UPDATE: At Least One Person Dead, Multiple Injured After Speeding Vehicle Plows Into Pedestrians In Times Square: Reports

By Mark DeCambre Markets MarketWatch Pulse

One person is dead and at least 12 others injured Thursday afternoon after being struck by a speeding car in New York's busy Times Square area,according to a Reuters report. The New York Police Department has blocked off the area, and the driver of the car is in custody and being questioned, according to NBC. Early reports are referring to the incident as accidental. There is expected to be a news briefing about the incident at around 1:30 p.m. Eastern.

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