Woman struck while crossing street in Brooklyn

May 4, 2012 4:12:19 AM PDT
Police in Brooklyn are investigating a deadly car crash.

A car driven by a U.S. Secret Service agent struck and killed a woman at Atlantic and Ralph avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Authorities say 47-year-old Maria Tripp was walking with her daughter, nephew and boyfriend Thursday afternoon when she was hit.

The agent was on duty at the time of the crash.

The Secret Service would not comment on his assignment.

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