FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — An MTA bus hit and killed a 79-year-old woman in Brooklyn Thursday evening, police said.

Loraine Hector was hit by a B6 bus in Flatbush at Glenwood Road and Flatbush Avenue around 6:20 p.m., according to the NYPD. Hector, who lived a short distance from the intersection, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remained under investigation early Friday. The driver remained at the scene and no criminal charges were immediately filed.

“This was a tragic incident and the MTA is fully cooperating with the NYPD, which is in the early stages of its investigation,” the MTA said in a statement.