A 79-year-old woman was fatally hit by a turning van while she was crossing a street in Rego Park Friday, Aug. 1, law enforcement sources stated.
While crossing 99th Street, Gladys Fischoff of 98th Street in Rego Park, was struck by a Ford van making a left turn near the intersection with 62nd Road, police stated.
The victim was reportedly transported by EMS to Elmhurst General Hospital and pronounced dead.
The incident occurred at 8:42 p.m. within the 112th Precinct, authorities said .
No arrests have been made as of Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The driver remained at the scene of the accident, police stated.
The incident is reportedly being investigated by the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.