Sokhna Niang, of Staten Island, struck and killed near Grand Army Plaza

The driver initially kept going, but then returned

The driver initially kept going, but then returned to the scene.

BROOKLYN - A Staten Island woman is dead after being struck by a car near Grand Army Plaza. 

According to investigators, 49-year-old Sokhna Niang was hit at Empire Boulevard and Flatbush Avenue Monday night. 

They say a 37-year-old driver initially kept going, but returned after seeing police set up a crime scene. He told officers that he knew he hit something, but didn't realize it was a person. 

The investigation is ongoing, but police say they don't expect charges to be filed.  

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