Westbury woman killed by falling plywood in Queens

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The wicked winds sweeping across the area may be partly to blame for the death of a Nassau County woman.

Police say Westbury Xiang Ji, 67, of Westbury, was struck by a sheet of plywood that fell from a building in Flushing on Thursday.

According to police, Ji was hit while walking near Flushing's busy Main Street.

Newsday says a violation has been issued, and the property owner has been ordered to put up protective covering on the sidewalk.

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