NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 70-year-old woman struck by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn has now died.
The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon on Flatlands Avenue and East 76th Street in Canarsie.READ MORE: Kason Parker Arrested In Deadly Stabbing Of 27-Year-Old Meghan Kiefer On Front Lawn Of Coram Home
The woman was taken to Brookdale Hospital where she died.
Police sources tell CBS2 the victim was from Florida and was visiting her son for the Christmas holiday.READ MORE: President Joe Biden To Visit New Jersey For Kickoff Of Portal Bridge Construction
She reportedly stepped out to go to the store for a loaf of bread when she was killed.
Police say the driver was in a black Nissan Maxima with tinted windows. They are still looking for that vehicle.MORE NEWS: Disciplinary Trial To Begin For Former SBA President Ed Mullins
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682), logging onto the Crime stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enterings TIP577.