Italian Vocalist Daniela D’Ercole Killed in Traffic Accident

Singer, 32, was in New York hoping to find a place to live

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Daniela D'Ercole

Daniela D’Ercole, 32, a jazz vocalist from Italy, was fatally struck by an SUV in New York City on Nov. 10. D’Ercole was hit by a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer while crossing Broadway at 106th Street just before midnight. The driver remained at the scene and no charges were filed.

According to her website, D’Ercole released her first album, The Peacocks, in September. She has been singing since age 7 and was in New York with the hope of finding a place to stay permanently. The website said that she performed regularly in the New York area.