Northeast Times

Pedestrian killed crossing Frankford Ave.

A car struck and killed a 74-year-old wo­man as she at­temp­ted to walk across Frank­ford Av­en­ue in May­fair on Fri­day.

The vic­tim was cross­ing west to east on the 7700 block of Frank­ford Ave. at about 10:10 a.m. when a north­bound 2008 Dodge Avenger struck her in the left north­bound lane. The 42-year-old fe­male driver stopped at the scene.

The ped­es­tri­an suffered “massive head, chest and ab­dom­in­al” in­jur­ies and was taken to Aria Health-Tor­res­dale, where she was pro­nounced dead that morn­ing.

Po­lice have not re­leased the iden­tit­ies of the vic­tim or driver. The crash re­mains un­der in­vest­ig­a­tion. ••

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