79-year-old woman killed by hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn
Police are searching for a driver who struck and killed a woman in Brooklyn Thursday, and then drove away.
Authorities say the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. at East New York Avenue and Herkimer Street in Ocean Hill.
They say a 79-year-old woman was struck by a white minivan and was dragged about 20 feet.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The white minivan fled after hitting the woman.
The investigation is ongoing.