Pleasantville Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run In Bronx

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A Pleasantville woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday in the Bronx, New York City Police said. Photo Credit: Wikepedia Commons User vincent desjardins

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- A 22-year-old Pleasantville woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday in the Bronx, New York City Police said.

Amanda Garcia, of 68 Hobby St., was walking near 2070 Westchester Ave., just after 6 a.m. when she was struck by a black Nissan Altima, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the driver of the Altima fled the scene, driving onto the Cross Bronx Expressway. 

Garcia, who was the mother of a 3-month-old boy, was visiting relatives at the time of the accident, the New York Daily News reported.

New York City detectives recovered a piece of the vehicle at the scene of the accident, according to the Daily News. Police said they are investigating the accident and no arrests had been made as of Sunday afternoon.

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