BROOKLYN (PIX11) — A 79-year-old woman died Thursday after she was hit by two cars in Brooklyn. Police said both drivers left the scene.
Police received a 911 call around 6:30 p.m. for someone who was struck by a car on New York Avenue. Police discovered the woman with severe injuries to her body.
Investigators believe she was first hit by a gray Nissan traveling east on Fulton Street, last seen turning left on Marcy Avenue. Police said the second vehicle was a white Toyota Sienna that also left in that same direction.
Residents in the neighborhood said the stretch of road is dangerous.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.
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