Brooklyn Boy Struck, Killed by Driver With Suspended License

Saturday, Sep 12, 2009  |  Updated 5:00 PM EDT
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Brooklyn Boy Struck, Killed by Driver With Suspended License

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A 9-year-old Brooklyn boy on his way to temple was struck and killed by a driver with a suspended license, police said.

Novella Bilkerdyk, 59, hit 9-year-old Joshua Ganzfried at Bedford Ave. and Wallabout St. in Williamsburg at 7:56 a.m., cops The driver also reportedly had $5,000 in outstanding DMV fines past  due.

Bilkerdyk was being held at the 90th precinct for the suspended license, but she has not been charged in the child's death, police said.

Cops are still sorting through the details of the accident, but some sources said the boy may have run in front of her 2005 Honda Accord.

Records show Bilderdyk has had her license suspended in the past over insurance lapses and that she owes a balance over $5,000 to the motor vehicle registry, the New York Post reported.

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