BROOKLYN: Pedestrian Killed by SUV

BENSONHURST, Brooklyn (DCPI) – On January 2, 2019, at 1810 hours police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck at Cropsey Avenue and Bay 32 Street, within the confines of the 62 Precinct. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 77-year-old female with severe trauma to her head and torso. EMS transported the victim to Coney Island Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. An investigation revealed that a 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe was heading westbound on Cropsey Avenue when it struck the 77-year-old female, who was attempting to cross Cropsey Avenue from midblock. The operator of the vehicle remained on scene. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing | Video Journalist: Adam Balhetchet