Pedestrian struck, killed by dump truck

A pedestrian was struck and killed late Friday afternoon.

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News 12 Interactive (6/20/15)

BROOKLYN - A pedestrian was struck and killed late Friday afternoon.

Police say Jernine Pearson, of Wisconsin, was crossing the street at Putnam and Bedford avenues when a dump truck hit her.

The 62-year-old woman was taken to Kings County Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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