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Woman Struck By Taxi In Midtown Near Rockefeller Center; Dr. Oz Among Responders

08/20/2013 12:46 pm ET | Updated Aug 21, 2013

A woman lost her leg after she was struck by a taxi near Rockefeller Center on Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred shortly after 11 a.m. at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and West 49th Street after the taxi jumped the curb.

The taxi driver reportedly swerved to avoid hitting a cyclist, when the cab suddenly plowed into the woman.

Two lanes were shut down while officials investigated.

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