She was 65.
“We are heartsick over Lisa’s tragic and senseless passing,” David Williams, her manager, said in a statement. “She was a woman of great spirit, kindness and generosity and dedicated to her work, whether on stage or in front of a camera and even more so to her wife, family and friends. We were blessed to have had her in our lives.
Banes is survived by her wife, Kathryn Kranhold, who paid tribute in a touching post on Twitter.
“The scooter then fled the location, continuing north bound. There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing,” the NYPD said in a release.
Williams previously told CNN his understanding was that Banes was on her way to visit Juilliard, her alma mater, and Lincoln Center Theater when she was injured.
CNN’s Lisa France contributed to this report.