Woman Struck and Killed Crossing Brooklyn StreetDec 11, 2014
A 71-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Brooklyn and the elderly driver who hit her is in police custody.
Police report that Joan Hale was crossing Foster Avenue in East Flatbush around 5 p.m. when she was hit by a Subaru Outback driven by a 75-year-old man, according to NY1. Hale was later pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital. Police say Hale was crossing against a red light when she was struck. The driver, who was not identified, had a revoked license.
The incident remains under investigation.