Sunday, June 26, 2011

Mother Of Four Struck And Killed By Car

A mother of four from the Bronx was struck and killed by a car in Queens Saturday night.

Police say that 46-year old Evelyn Vasquez killed crossing the street at 12th Street and 40th Avenue. Witnesses said she was attempting to pickup her eyeglasses that she had dropped to the ground before she was hit by the vehicle.

Vasquez was taken by EMS to Mt. Sinai Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle, 29-year old Apostal Cela of Queens, stayed at the scene but then was arrested by police.

Cela was driving a blue 1997 Ford Van when he was making a left turn and struck Vasquez.

Cela was arrested for driving the vehicle without a license.

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