70-year-old woman fatally struck by car in Brooklyn

A 70-year-old woman was fatally struck by a car in Brooklyn Monday afternoon.

The incident happened as the woman was walking southbound across Atlantic Avenue at the intersection of Grand Avenue.

She was hit by a BMW traveling westbound on Atlantic Avenue.

The woman, who has been identified as Helen Marszalek, was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival. She lived down the street from where the crash happened.

The driver stayed at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.
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