Deadly hit and run in Brooklyn

September 25, 2011 7:13:19 AM PDT
Police are investigating a deadly hit and run accident in Brooklyn.

A pedestrian was struck in the intersection of Flatlands Avenue and Utica Avenue in the Flatlands section on Friday.

Police say the 56-year-old woman was crossing in the intersection when she was struck by a unknown vehicle traveling east on Flatlands Avenue.

The operator of the vehicle fled the scene.

The woman was taken to Brookdale Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

So far there are no arrests as the investigation continues.