Cops: Pedestrian killed by unlicensed driver

February 29, 2008 2:39:21 PM PST
A driver was placed under arrest after a pedestrian was fatally struck while crossing a service road in the Jamaica Hills section of Queens Friday. Police say the woman was hit while crossing the Grand Central Parkway service road at 168th Street just before 8 a.m.

She was reportedly pronounced dead soon after.

Police say the driver, a man in his 20s, was placed under arrest. Charges are pending, likely driving without a license, according to authorities.