Brooklyn mother of 5 killed in crash by on-duty Secret Service agent
Field Notes- MSNBC - almost 6 years
NBC New York A woman was killed after she was hit by a car driven by a Secret Service agent in Brooklyn. By NBCNewYork.com and msnbc.com staff A 47-year-old mother of five was struck and killed by a car driven by an on-duty Secret Service agent as she attempted to cross Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, police said. Maria Tripp was crossing the road with her 12-year-old daughter and 19-year-old nephew when she was hit by a car going westbound at about 4:48 p.m., police said. Responding officers found her on the ground with head and body trauma.
“I saw her body on the sidewalk,” Lisa Jones, 61, a nurse’s assistant, told the New York Daily News. “She was face down and, oh, my God, the blood. . . . The girl was screaming." The driver “got out, stood over her and said, ‘I’m on the job, I’m on the job,’ ” Jones told the paper. Tripp was transported to Interfaith Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. For more, visit NBCNewYork.com. The driver of the black ...
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