NYPD: Woman fatally struck by van in Brooklyn
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a getaway driver that fatally struck a pedestrian in Brooklyn.
The NYPD says 79-year-old Verna McKnight was getting out of her parked car on Church Avenue when an unknown person, who police believe was driving a white van, ran into her around 7 p.m.
The getaway driver then pulled over on East 52nd Street before taking off from the scene.
McKnight was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact police.