NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An 87-year-old woman was hit by car and killed Tuesday night attempting to cross Willets Point Boulevard in Queens, police said.

Police said Agatha Tsunis was struck near Willets Point Boulevard and 163rd Street in the Flushing area of Queens around 8:54 p.m.

Tsunis was taken to New York Hospital Queens with severe head injuries, where she was pronounced dead on arrival, authorities said.

According to police, the driver of the car that struck her remained on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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