UPDATE: Elderly woman dies after being struck by driver in Middle Village: NYPD

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An elderly woman is dead after being struck by a motorist in Middle Village early Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, around 6:30 a.m., Eugenia Atamian, 75, was crossing Juniper Boulevard North near 81st Street when she was struck by the driver of a car, according to the NYPD.

The NYPD’s preliminary investigation found that Atamian emerged into the middle street, walking out between two parked cars, when the 42-year-old driver of a 2004 Chrysler sedan struck her.

EMS personnel arrived to find Atamian with severe trauma to her head. She was taken to North Shore Hospital in critical condition. Atamian was pronounced dead at the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

The driver of the car remained at the scene.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

This story was updated at 4:51 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.

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