TRAGEDY STRIKES SHEEPSHEAD BAY AGAIN: 82 Year Old Woman Fatally Struck While Crossing Street

fatalmvae16neckroadbrooklynewsAn 82 year old woman was fatally struck while crossing the street this morning.

According to police, the elderly woman was crossing at the intersection of E16 Street and Gravesend Neck Road at around 8 AM when a Nissan SUV traveling east bound on Gravesend Neck Road struck her.

Paramedics rushed the woman to Coney Island Hospital in traumatic arrest where she was later pronounced dead at 8:38 AM.

The SUV remained on the scene and the investigation is on-going by the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.

Identification of the deceased is pending proper family notification.

Earlier this week, a 77 year old woman was killed while crossing the street several blocks away.e16neckroad

UPDATE 2:45 PM:

Upon further investigation 43-year-old operator of the Nissan SUV was issued two summonses; Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian and Failure to Exercise Due Care.

Deceased has been identified as:

Pei Yao Wu