75-year-old woman fatally struck by truck while crossing street in Brooklyn

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022
75-year-old woman fatally struck by truck in Brooklyn
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A 75-year-old woman was killed when she was struck by a truck heading northbound on Utica Avenue in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 75-year-old woman was fatally struck crossing the street in Brooklyn Wednesday.

Amelia Grant was walking in the crosswalk on St. John's Place when she was struck by a truck heading northbound on Utica Avenue in the Crown Heights section just after 2 p.m.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck did not stop at first, but 41-year-old David Chacha did return to the scene and was taken into custody.

Chacha was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle on Thursday.

The crash was one of three serious accidents in Brooklyn over a two-hour span on Wednesday afternoon.

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

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