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Karen Schmeer was struck and killed in New York by a getaway car leaving a robbery, police said. (Garret Savage for The Boston Globe) Karen Schmeer was struck and killed in New York by a getaway car leaving a robbery, police said.
By Liz Kowalczyk
Globe Staff / February 1, 2010

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Karen Schmeer spent Friday in Brooklyn, N.Y., working on her latest project, a documentary film about the late chessmaster Bobby Fischer for HBO. She was hustling to finish the editing before the 40th birthday party weekend her closest friends were planning for her in mid-February. On her way home to Manhattan, she stopped to buy groceries. (Full article: 881 words)

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