Woman killed by SUV in Brook­lyn

New York Daily News - - VOICE OF THE PEOPLE - Thomas Tracy

A 45-year-old woman died af­ter she was struck and run over by an SUV in Brook­lyn, of­fi­cials said Fri­day.

Elina Sokolov was cross­ing Nos­trand Ave. near Em­mons Ave. in Sheepshead Bay about 8 p.m. Thurs­day when she was knocked to the ground by a 2015 Dodge Du­rango driven by a 57year-old man.

The doomed woman fell un­der the SUV’s pas­sen­ger-side tires, hor­ri­fied wit­nesses told po­lice.

Medics rushed Sokolov to Coney Is­land Hospi­tal, where she died of her in­juries, cops said.

The Du­rango was turn­ing from Em­mons Ave. onto Nos­trand Ave. when it hit Sokolov, who was not in the cross­walk, of­fi­cials said. The driver re­mained at the scene. No im­me­di­ate charges were filed.

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