A 53-year-old Gravesend woman was mowed down on a sidewalk by an alleged drunk driver in the wee-hours Saturday morning.
Karin Eberts-Ayub was alive, but unconscious, when cops arrived. However, paramedics soon declared her dead at the scene.
The 25-year-old suspect was speeding west-bound along Shore Parkway near Bragg Street at 2 am, when he lost control of his Ford Fusion, cops said. It jumped the curb and ran over Eberts-Ayub before ultimately landing on top of a fence lining a nearby ball field, according to police.
Her body remained on the sidewalk, shrouded, as paramedics carted the injured suspect off to Lutheran Hospital. He’s being charged with criminally negligent homicide, driving while intoxicated, and speeding, among other charges.Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cn
©2013 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not BrooklynDaily.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynDaily.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.