Woman fatally struck by tractor-trailer in Brooklyn

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PROSPECT PARK SOUTH, Brooklyn — A woman was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a tractor-trailer in Brooklyn.

Police responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m., near Caton Avenue and Pauls Place in the Prospect Park South section of the borough.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police later located the tractor-trailer in Mill Basin and are talking with the driver.

It was not immediately clear if any charges have been filed.

Police say the victim was in her 40s. Her name has not been released pending family notification.