NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A police officer was involved in an accident that left one woman dead on Saturday night on Long Island.

Police said a Seventh Precinct officer was operating his radio motor patrol eastbound on Merrick Road in Bellmore when he struck 63-year-old Sherry Lang.

Lang was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The officer was treated and released at a local hospital for contusions to his knees.

The investigation is ongoing.

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