87-year-old pedestrian killed in Whitestone


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THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz
THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

An 87-year-old Whitestone woman was hit and killed around this area of Willets Point Boulevard Tuesday night.


An elderly woman was fatally struck while trying to cross the street just blocks from her Whitestone home, according to police.

The victim, 87-year-old Agatha Tsunis, was at Willets Point Boulevard near 17th Avenue at about 10:55 p.m. Tuesday when she was hit by a Volvo that was heading westbound on the boulevard, cops said.

Tsunis, was taken to New York Hospital Queens, where she was pronounced dead.

The Volvo’s driver remained on the scene and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

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