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New Jersey woman struck and killed crossing street in Yorkville

Posted at 9:40 PM, Jan 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-08 01:43:54-05

YORKVILLE, Manhattan—A woman was struck and killed as she tried to cross an Upper East Side street Thursday evening, officials said.

The New York Police Department said officers responded to a vehicle collision at East 78th Street and York Avenue about 6:41 p.m.

A man driving a grey 2005 Honda Pilot was traveling northbound on York Avenue when it struck 68-year-old Andrea Kremen of Fort Lee, New Jersey as she attempted to cross, cops said.

She was rushed to NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in traumatic arrest and later died, police confirmed.

The driver remained at the scene and no criminality is suspected, cops said.