NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An SUV struck and killed a 74-year-old woman who was trying to cross a street in the Bronx, police said.
The incident happened on East 141st Street near Beekman Avenue just after 11 a.m. Tuesday in Mott Haven.
A 2013 Infiniti struck the woman and then jumped a curb before coming to rest against a building, according to investigators.
The woman, later identified by police as Candida Acosta, sustained severe trauma to the body and died at Lincoln Hospital, police said.
The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
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