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.
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