In the News: Cyclist Killed on West Street

••• “A woman on a bike was struck and killed in Tribeca in what cops are probing as a possible hit-and-run. The cyclist was headed south on West St. at about 8 p.m when a white Ford truck turning right onto Chambers St. plowed into her [….] The driver pulled over a few blocks away from the scene of the crash and was taken into custody for questioning.” —New York Daily News

••• “Four months after a construction crane collapsed on a Manhattan Street in high winds, killing a pedestrian, a city panel has recommended [among other things that] cranes be equipped with black boxlike devices to electronically capture crane activity. […] The cause of the February crane collapse hasn’t been determined, but one city official noted crane did have a black box, which has become part of the investigation.” —Wall Street Journal

••• A buyer at 5 Franklin Place is suing because the apartment she bought before the building was done has views of a brick wall. — New York Post

••• A look at 101 Murray (now 111 Murray) over the years. Below: “Future site of 101 Murray Street. August 4, 1930. Percy Loomis Sperr, via the New York Public Library Digital Collections.” —YIMBY