68-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman Killed By Cement Truck

BROOKLYN – A woman was killed by a cement truck while crossing New Utrecht Avenue in Borough Park on Tuesday afternoon, becoming the latest in a spike in pedestrian deaths.

The 68-year-old woman was crossing New Utrecht Avenue between 48th and 49th streets around noon when she was hit by the truck, which was driving north on the avenue, police said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, an NYPD spokesperson said.

The 48-year-old driver of the truck stayed on the scene and there had been no arrests as of 1 p.m., the spokesperson said.