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74-year-old woman struck by car and killed in Gravesend

A 74-year-old woman was hit and killed by a driver while crossing the street in Gravesend.

According to authorities, on Friday, November 24, at around 5:45 p.m. Judith Holmes was crossing 86th Street and West Eighth Street mid-block north to south around 120 feet west of the intersection when a 2015 Ford SUV traveling eastbound on 86th Street struck her, causing head trauma.

EMS transported her to NYU Langone- Brooklyn where she died on Tuesday, November 28.

The 37-year-old driver remained on scene and no arrests have been made. An investigation is being conducted by NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.

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