Woman fatally struck by man driving stolen vehicle in Queens

JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- Police say a pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a stolen vehicle in Queens Tuesday night.

The crash happened at about 9:15 p.m. on Archer Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica.

According to police, a 38-year-old man traveling in a stolen vehicle jumped a curb and hit the woman, who was pinned under the vehicle.

She was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Witnesses said the driver fled on foot and ran into a McDonald's down the block.

Police were able to take him into custody and charges are pending.

A police officer suffered minor injuries.

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