Woman Struck, Killed By Car In Central Islip

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY (CBSNewYork) – A woman was killed a short distance from the entrance to the Long Island Railroad Station in Central Islip on Tuesday when she was crossing the street, police say.

According to authorities, 55-year-old Juana Cabrera of Central Islip was crossing Lowell Avenue when 45-year-old Charles Wright, also of Central Islip, hit her with his Honda SUV.

Cabrera died at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where she was taken following the incident, and Wright was uninjured, police say.

The Suffolk County Police Department says that it’s currently investigating the crash to uncover more details.


One Comment

  1. Betty says:

    The drive might not have been able to get out of the way because her falling could have happened very quickly – BUT the driver knew their car had hit the woman And should have stopped and helped her and called 911. NOW that same person is in deep trouble for Hit & Run.
    — IF ANYONE Say Anything, PLEASE Contact the police!

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