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Senior killed by driver in Flatlands • Brooklyn Paper

Senior killed by driver in Flatlands

Tragic day: The medical examiner places Florence Bello’s body into the morgue truck after she was struck and killed by the driver of a sports utility vehicle while attempting to cross Ralph Avenue on Oct. 26.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

A senior citizen died after being hit by a driver in a sports utility vehicle in Flatlands on Oct. 26.

A 65-year-old male driving a Nissan hit Florence Bello, a 63-year-old woman, near Ralph Avenue and East 65th Street at 7:04 am. Police found Bello unconscious and unresponsive and emergency medical services pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police say the driver remained on the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Reach reporter Vanessa Ogle at vogle‌@cngl‌ocal.com or by calling (718) 260–4507. Follow her attwitter.com/oglevanessa.
Tears times two: Florence Bello’s friends and family comfort each other after they hear about the incident.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

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