Elderly Woman Struck And Killed On Long Island

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 75-year-old woman has died and an 80-year-old woman was injured when they were struck by an SUV while crossing a street in New Hyde Park.

Police say the two elderly woman were hit just before 6:30 p.m. Friday on Jericho Turnpike.

The 75-year-old suffered serious head trauma and was rushed to Winthrop University Hospital where she died.

The other woman suffered a broken femur and was hospitalized.

Police say the 18-year-old driver’s SUV was impounded for brake and safety inspections. No criminality is suspected.

Police did not release the victim’s names.

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  • SuBe

    God bless the families of all involved. No 19 year old boy sets out to kill someone with his car. This will be a day he will never forget.
    Those women are acquaintances of mine and were doing the best they can to get through the sunset years graciously. For their families, this is a terrible tragedy.
    Accidents happen. Don’t be judgmental. Ugly comments are only hurtful to all three families. Count your blessings that something so terrible has never happened to you or your family. Reaching out in kindness would be a lot nicer that snide, opinionated remarks.

  • DanTe

    “No criminality is suspected”, that means they were just parking their butts in the middle of the road. Expecting everybody to swerve around them and hit each other.

  • bush

    I’ll tell you … today’s 18 year olds have no respect … they drive their fancy cars so fast … these 2 poor old ladiies … they didn’t want to get hit by a car! This kid should have his license revoked permanently. I like judging people without having all the facts.

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