Elderly pedestrian fatally struck by car in Brooklyn

Credit: Yumi Kimura/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons
Credit: Yumi Kimura/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons

A 79-year-old woman was killed while crossing a busy intersection in Brooklyn Saturday night.

King Fong was attempting to cross westbound on Bay Parkway near 72nd Street in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, just around 9 p.m. when she was hit by a Dodge sedan going south, police said.

Police found Fong, an East Elmhurst, Queens, resident, unconscious and unresponsive at the scene of the accident. She was taken to Lutheran Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.

The Dodge’s male operator remained at the scene after the accident.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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