Mount Vernon police are investigating after a 56-year-old nurse was struck and killed by an SUV while she was walking to work. Photo Credit:News12 screen grab
MOUNT VERNON, NY. - A 56-year-old nurse was killed on Wednesday as she made her way to work. She was hit by an SUV as she was walking to the Fleetwood Metro-North station.
The nurse was identified as Jessie Chiumi. She was pronounced dead at the scene and her name was not released initially pending notifying the family.
According to the driver of the Dodge Durango that killed the nurse, he informed investigators that he didn't see the woman. No charges have been filed. Police do have video of the accident and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety will be conducting a reconstruction investigation.
"The outcome of the investigation will be contingent upon the accident reconstruction investigation as well as the results of the blood sample collected" from the driver, Police Commissioner Robert Kelly said.