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Pedestrian killed in Dyker Heights • Brooklyn Paper

Pedestrian killed in Dyker Heights

Piecing it together: Members of the Police Department’s Collision Investigation Squad document the scene after a 33-year-old man allegedly struck and killed a 38-year-old woman who was crossing 14th Avenue at 86th Street.
Photo by Mark Mellone

A Dyker Heights woman died after a driver hit her near the intersection of 86th Street and 14th Avenue on Oct. 6.

The woman, who police identified as Cristina Alonso, was walking east to west across 14th Avenue when a man driving a red 2002 Ford Explorer travelling southbound on 14th Avenue struck her, police said. The woman was not crossing at a crosswalk, a police report states.

Paramedics took the woman to Lutheran Medical Center, where doctors pronounced her dead. Alonso lived about 20 blocks from the site of the crash.

The man remained on the scene, no charges have been filed, and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

Reach reporter Max Jaeger at mjaeg‌er@cn‌gloca‌l.com or by calling (718) 260–8303. Follow him on Twitter @JustTheMax.

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