Woman dies after being hit by van in Bensonhurst

February 3, 2016 Anna Spivak
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A woman was pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after she was struck by a van at 65th Street and New Utrecht Avenue.

Police found the woman, said to be in her fifties, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to her body when they arrived at the scene at around 6:30 a.m.

Cops say the woman was crossing 65th Street when the 25-year-old driver of a 2005 Ford van traveling westbound, hit her while she was in the crosswalk.

EMS responded and transported the woman to Maimonides Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

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The investigation is ongoing by the NYPD highway Collision Investigation Squad. The identity of the deceased has not yet been released pending family notification.

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