Police: SUV fatally strikes pedestrian in downtown Brooklyn

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An SUV fatally struck a pedestrian and crashed into a building in downtown Brooklyn, police say.

The accident happened along Pearl Street. Police say an 81-year-old man driving an SUV hit a woman in her 40s, killing her.

Police say it happened Wednesday morning. According to police, the woman was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, but was later pronounced dead.

Police say the man driving the SUV was also taken to the hospital.

A man who was in the area around the time the accident happened says he's still in shock.

There is no word on the driver's condition. Stay with News 12 for the latest.

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