EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A 79-year-old woman was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn Saturday night, police said.

The victim, identified as Verna McKnight, was getting out of a parked car in front of 51-19 Church Ave. near 52nd Street in East Flatbush when a van hit her at around 7:20 p.m., police said. McKnight was taken to the hospital, where she died.

The van driver fled the scene, police said.

There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

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 CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.