Car kills elderly woman on Canal St.

On Tues., Oct. 14, at 4:08 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian near the intersection of Canal and Elizabeth Sts.

Upon arrival, officers observed an unidentified elderly female, unconscious and unresponsive, lying on Canal St. E.M.S. medics responded to the location and transported the woman to New York Downtown Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Further investigation revealed the pedestrian had been walking northbound on Elizabeth St., crossing Canal St., when she struck by a gray 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee, traveling westbound on Canal St. and operated by a male, 64.

The driver remained on the scene. There were no arrests. The investigation is ongoing.

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