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.READ MORE: NYPD: Suspect Grabbed 11-Year-Old Girl's Hair, Tried To Choke Her At Stuyvesant Square Park
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.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer And Injured Director On "Rust" Movie Set
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.MORE NEWS: Suspect Arrested After Carjacking Amazon Delivery Van, Leading Police On Wild Chase Through Paterson, N.J.
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