Pedestrian struck, killed by dump truck
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.