Brooklyn, NY - Driver Sought In Borough Park Hit-Run That Killed Woman Turns Self In
Brooklyn, NY - Police say a man being sought in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 59-year-old woman crossing a Brooklyn street using a walker and carrying groceries has turned himself in to police.
Police say 50-year-old Marco Ortiz, of Brooklyn, turned himself in Monday morning after police released Surveillance video of the incident. He’s facing one count of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.
Ortiz was behind the wheel of a white minivan that struck Marlene Zotti around 12:30 a.m. Sunday near the corner of Ninth Avenue and 42nd Street in Borough Park.
Zotti, who was hit a half-block from her home, was rushed to Lutheran Hospital, where she died, police said.
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