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Woman fatally struck by car in Brooklyn hit-and-run: police

Posted: 11:08 PM, Nov 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-10 07:58:23-05

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — A 50-year-old woman died Thursday after being hit by a vehicle that drove off in Brooklyn back in October, according to police.

The deadly collision took place on October 28. Around 7:33 p.m., police responded to report of a collision at Liberty Avenue and Crescent Street in Cypress Hills, officials said.

Upon arrival, officers discovered 50-year-old Vabita Arjune with severe trauma to her torso, according to police.

EMS transported Arjune to Jamaica Medical Center, where she eventually succumbed to her injuries this Thursday.

A preliminary investigation revealed she was attempting to cross Liberty Avenue when she was struck by a car that fled the scene, the NYPD said.

Police said they now believe the vehicle to be a gray Hyundai Sonata with driver’s side mirror damage, and have released the below surveillance photos of the vehicle.

There have been no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.