NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 48-year-old woman is dead, after being struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn Heights.

Martha Atwater was at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Clinton Street, when she was struck by a vehicle around 5:40 p.m. Friday, police said.

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Police later learned that a 53-year-old man was driving a black 2011 Honda Ridgeline north on Clinton Street, when he lost control and struck Atwater in front of the building at 200 Clinton St.

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Atwater was taken to Long Island College Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene, and criminality is not suspected, police said.

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