An SUV struck and killed a woman this morning at 6:30 on Third Avenue near St. Mark's Place, according to published reports.
The Post named the victim as 47-year-old Lisa Julian, who was attempting to cross the Avenue from west to east.
The driver of the Ford Explorer works for a courier delivering newspapers and remained on the scene. He has not been charged in the
Updated 3 p.m.
The Post has more details about Julian, describing her as a "punk rocker." The driver of the SUV also reportedly told police that she was walking against the light and that she didn't seem to be "paying attention."
Updated 4:45 p.m.
DNAinfo says that Julian lived on East Seventh Street and Avenue D.
Julian, who friends called Spike, was known around the neighborhood as "easy-going" with a punk rock flare.
"She used to wear spiky things and punk-rock stuff, spikes in her nose, spikes in her boots, spikes in her hair," her neighbor David Sosa said. "I would go to Tompkins Square Park and would see her around the music. She would roll on the floor and jump up and down."
Updated 7:01 p.m.
Here is a picture of Lisa/Spike with Biker Bill from Jan. 1, 2008, via Bob Arihood's Neither More Nor Less…