Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run in Cypress Hills

At the scene of the hit-and-run. Photo courtesy of via Loudlabs.

CYPRESS HILLS — A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run over the weekend.

On Saturday, November 30 at around 4:30 a.m., a woman in her 40s was found lying on the roadway at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenues. She had severe head trauma and was taken to the hospital. She was later pronounced dead.

The NYPD is still investigating the incident but they believe it is a hit-and-run. Cops provided no other information. The driver of the vehicle has still not been found yet.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Zainab Iqbal

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