Woman, 82, fatally struck by SUV while crossing street in Brooklyn

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An 82-year-old woman was fatally struck by an SUV while crossing a Brooklyn street on Friday morning, police said.
Credit: Rikard Larma, Metro

An elderly woman was fatally struck by an SUV while crossing a street in Brooklyn on Friday morning, police said.

The Pei Yao Wu, 82, was found unconscious and unresponsive around 8 a.m. after the collision near East 16th Street and Gravesend Neck Road in Sheepshead Bay.

Investigators determined Wu was crossing Gravesend Neck Road when she was hit by a Nissan SUV traveling east on the street, police said.

Wu was rushed to Coney Island Hospital and pronounced dead just before 8:40 a.m.

The 43-year-old driver of the SUV remained on scene and was issued two summons, for failing to yield to a pedestrian and failing to exercise due care.

On Tuesday afternoon, 77-year-old Marlene Baharlias was fatally hit by a car parallel parking less than six blocks away.

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