Elderly woman fatally struck by dump truck

The accident happened at the intersection of Broadway and Gates Avenue.

The accident happened at the intersection of Broadway and Gates Avenue. (8/13/15)

BROOKLYN - An elderly woman is dead after being hit by a dump truck while crossing the street in Bushwick. 

According to police, 82-year-old Ora Walker, of Brooklyn, was struck on Broadway and Gates Avenue at around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

A preliminary investigation revealed that the Mack truck was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection. When the light turned green, it started moving just as Walker began to walk across. 

The 40-year-old driver remained at the scene. Authorities say the investigation is ongoing, but no charges have been filed at this time. 

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