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Car crash in Brooklyn leaves 73-year-old woman dead: NYPD

A 73-year-old woman died of her injuries on Wednesday following a car crash in Brooklyn.

According to police, at 1:42 p.m. on Feb. 5, the NYPD responded to a 911 call regarding a vehicle collision in the vicinity of Clarendon Road and East 37th Street.

A preliminary investigation found that a black 2016 Dodge Ram being driven by a 55-year-old man was headed eastbound on Clarendon Road across East 37th Street while the second car, a black 2018 Honda CRV, being operated by a 44-year-old woman and had 73-year-old Monica Herbert in the passenger seat, was traveling northbound on East 37 Street. As the Honda CRV was attempting to make a left turn onto Clarendon Road, the vehicles crashed into each other.

Herbert and the 44-year-old driver were rushed to King County Hospital, where Herbert was pronounced dead. The other driver, who was conscious and alert, refused medical attention at the scene.

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Emily Davenport