Throgs Neck, the Bronx, NY (February 25, 2020) – On the afternoon of Monday, February 24th, a woman was struck and killed by a motor vehicle in the Throgs Neck neighborhood of the Bronx. The fatal accident was reported at around 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of Sampson Avenue and East Tremont Avenue.
According to police, the victim who has only been identified as a 59-year-old woman was walking across Sampson Avenue when she was hit by a 2009 Mazda 3 sedan. The Mazda was heading south along East Tremont Avenue when it struck the victim.
The victim suffered severe head trauma and was taken to a nearby hospital where she was tragically pronounced deceased. The cause of this incident is currently under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
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