Driver arrested after 10-year-old girl fatally struck in Brooklyn

The driver has been arrested after a child was struck and killed by a car Tuesday afternoon in Brooklyn.

According to the NYPD, the 10-year-old girl, identified as Yitty Wertzberger, suffered severe trauma when she was hit at Wallabout Street and Wythe Ave in South Williamsburg.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.

Police said the 62-year-old driver, identified as Isaac Karczag, remained on the scene. 

It is unclear how the incident unfolded, and an investigation is ongoing.