BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn man is being charged after striking a pedestrian who later died in Bath Beach.
According to police, 39-year-old Alexander Smotritsky was driving north on 21st Avenue Monday when he turned east onto Cropsey Avenue, hitting a 61-year-old woman crossing the intersection.
Smotritsky remained at the scene, but faces charges for violation of highway law and failure to exercise due care.
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The woman died in the hospital the day after the accident.