Woman killed when car crashes through fence in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Westchester County (WABC) -- A 61-year-old woman was killed when she was struck by a car and pinned Monday afternoon in Mount Vernon.

The accident happened shortly after 5 p.m. at South 9th Avenue and West 1st Street. The car crashed into a brick fence, and the woman was pinned underneath the vehicle.

The victim was identified as Patricia Mackey.

The 31-year-old driver of the car has not been charged, and no criminality is not suspected at this time.

Police are investigating why the car apparently crashed through the fence in reverse.

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