77-year-old woman struck, killed by van on Gravesend Neck Road in Sheepshead Bay

A 77-year-old woman has died after police say she was struck by a car in Sheepshead Bay.  It happened at the intersection of Gravesend Neck Road and East 21st Street around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The

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Dec 25, 2015, 5:40 PM

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77-year-old woman struck, killed by van on Gravesend Neck Road in Sheepshead Bay
A 77-year-old woman has died after police say she was struck by a car in Sheepshead Bay. 
It happened at the intersection of Gravesend Neck Road and East 21st Street around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
The woman was transported to Coney Island Hospital where she was pronounced dead, police say. 
Investigators say a white 2005 Ford Econoline van was travelling southbound on East 21st Street and attempted to make a left turn onto Gravesend Neck Road where it struck the 77-year-old woman as she crossed the street. 
Police say the driver, 23-year-old Zafrom Ghafoor stayed on the scene, but was arrested and is facing charges. 


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