41-year-old woman killed, 18-year-old man hurt in Coney Island hit and run

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CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- One pedestrian was killed and another injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn Friday.

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. at West 24th Street and Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island.

Police say a 41-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man were struck while walking across West 24th Street.

The woman was taken to Coney Island Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

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The 18-year-old was taken to Lutheran Hospital in stable condition.

A red pickup truck fled the scene westbound on Mermaid Avenue.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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