News Woman fatally hit by motorist in Brooklyn, NYPD says A woman was fatally struck by a driver in the intersection of Coney Island and Chruch avenues in Kensington on Monday, police said. Photo Credit: Google Maps By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Updated July 9, 2019 9:59 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A woman was struck and killed by a motorist in Brooklyn Monday morning, police said. Maria Del Carmen Porras-Hernandez, 49, was crossing Coney Island Avenue around 9 a.m. in Kensington when the driver of a blue Honda hit her while making a right turn from Church Avenue, police said. Porras-Hernandez, who lived in Kensington, was in a marked crosswalk, cops said. She was taken to Maimonides Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. The driver, identified as Claudette Crosby, 63, also struck another vehicle, a brown Subaru, that was stopped at a traffic light on Coney Island Avenue, cops said. Crosby, of Canarsie, remained at the scene and was later charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care. By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.