Updated Sunday, Jan. 19, 5:55 p.m.
A driver was arrested after hitting and killing a 68-year-old woman in Maspeth Saturday morning, police said.
Angela Hurtado, an Elmhurst resident, was crossing Grand Avenue at 69th Place about 11:20 a.m. when a Mitsubishi Montero struck her as it was making a left turn onto westbound Grand Avenue from northbound 69th Place, according to the NYPD.
Hurtado was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The driver, 28-year-old Abel Tinoco, remained at the scene, and was arrested and charged with aggravated unlicensed operator, the NYPD said. Tinoco was driving with a suspended license, according to a police source.
Witnesses told the New York Post they saw him making an illegal left turn before striking Hurtado.
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