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DirecTV Driver Ticketed After Allegedly Slamming Into Woman In Brooklyn

Driver Was Operating Vehicle On Suspended License, Police Say
An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A driver with a suspended license has been ticketed, after he allegedly struck and injured a 72-year-old woman in Brooklyn, police said.

Robert Brown allegedly was driving a DirecTV vehicle Monday, even though his license was suspended. Maude Savage was struck as she crossed Sutter Avenue at Euclid Avenue in the East New York section of Brooklyn around 10:15 a.m., according to a New York Post report.

The DirecTV truck struck Savage while its driver turned left from Euclid Avenue and into her path, the New York Post reported.

The woman was taken to Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries, police told 1010 WINS.

Brown was cited with driving on a suspended license and failing to yield the right of way to a pedestrian.

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