The collision between the cab, an SUV, and the man happened around 9 p.m. The Associated Press article in the Daily News lists the victim as 87. The Post puts his age at 70. EMTs took the man to Bellevue, where he died from his injuries. Authorities did not release the man's name pending notification of his family.
The driver, 45, remained at the scene and has not been charged. Both news reports say the investigation is ongoing. Neither report offers up other details, such as if the cab driver ran a light or if the pedestrian was crossing at a crosswalk.
Updated 9:30 a.m.
The man was crossing east to west near East Fifth Street when he was hit by the yellow cab about 9 p.m., the NYPD said.
He was in the crosswalk but did not have the light, police said.