Marilyn Mateo, 44, Arrested For Striking Maria Frasca, 85

Published on March 13, 2019, 12:57 pm
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On Sunday, December 16, 2018, at approximately 1305 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian, struck at E. Tremont Avenue and Miles Avenue, within the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police observed a conscious and alert 85-year-old female with head trauma at the location. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2014 Nissan sedan operated by a 44-year-old female was traveling northbound on Miles Avenue and was making a left turn onto E. Tremont Avenue when the vehicle struck the pedestrian.

EMS responded and transported the pedestrian to Jacoby Hospital in stable condition where she was later pronounced deceased.

The operator of the vehicle remained on scene and the investigation remains ongoing by NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Maria Frasca
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10465

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 44-year-old individual has been arrested and charged on March 13, 2019


Marilyn Mateo
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10465

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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