A man pleaded guilty in a deadly 2011 hit-and-run in the Bronx, in a deal that came just after prosecutors were able to piece together the fatal facts.
Police on Monday released photos of two vehicles that were believed to be involved in a crash that left a woman dead last week in Jersey City.
According to police, 72-year-old Georgia Turner was struck and killed near the driveway of her home on East Main Street in Yorktown, Westchester County sometime between 5:40 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday.
A street in Maspeth, Queens was renamed Saturday for George Gibbons Jr., a local bar owner who was killed by a wrong-way driver on the Long Island Expressway two years ago.
Police said that the black Honda Civic was heading northbound when it hit 75-year-old Arnold Slater, who was crossing from the east side to the west side of the street. They tried to rush him to St. Luke’s Hospital to save him, but he couldn’t hold on.
Detectives from the county prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force arrested 42-year-old Luis Cruz, of Nutley, in connection to a fatal hit-and-run, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced on Saturday.