Hit-and-Run Driver Fatally Strikes Elderly Woman in Brooklyn CrosswalkNovember 17, 2023
An elderly pedestrian was fatally struck by a car in Brooklyn on Thursday evening. The 72-year-old woman was crossing the street with a shopping cart when a dark-colored sedan hit her and fled the scene. The impact threw the woman off the car’s roof and windshield, and she ended up pinned under a parked car. The driver dragged the victim’s shopping cart for about 70 feet before fleeing the scene. Despite efforts by medics, the woman did not survive the accident. The hit-and-run driver is still at large, and police are actively searching for them.