Police ID 8-year-old girl, 65-year-old woman struck, killed by SUV in Queens

Pedestrians killed by vehicle
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A driver struck and killed an 8-year-old girl and a 65-year-old woman after losing control of an SUV in Queens Friday evening, the NYPD said.

The woman and girl were at 164th Street and Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica just before 5:30 p.m. Friday when the driver of a black Range Rover lost control, jumped a curb and hit them, police said.

Girl, Woman Fatally Struck by Out of Control Car in Jamaica @CitizenApp

Jamaica Ave & 164th St Yesterday 5:22:38 PM EDT

They were both pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital.

Police later identified them as 65-year-old Yuniang Cong and 8-year-old Jashanty Cole.

The 47-year-old woman driving the Range Rover stayed at the scene and hasn't been charged, police said.

An investigation by the NYPD is ongoing.