The incident occurred near Canal and Centre streets around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. The truck was traveling eastbound on Canal Street when it struck the man and fled the scene, police said.
Tracy Mangino was taken to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where she died of her injuries, police said.
Hundreds of fellow officers applauded as Officer Nicholas Guerrero, 36, was released from Stony Brook University Hospital and transferred to a rehabilitation facility Friday.
A northern New Jersey man has been indicted aggravated manslaughter charges stemming from a hit-and-run accident that killed a man earlier this year.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Queens Boulevard and 60th Street.
The woman was walking two of her dogs when a car hit her miniature doberman pinscher. She was then struck by another car while tending to the injured dog.
Police are looking for a driver who they said took off after striking a child and an elderly woman at a bus stop in Brooklyn earlier this month.
The incident happened after the officer pulled over a vehicle on Partridge Lane in Huntington around 1:35 p.m. Monday.
The search is on for a driver who was involved in a hit-and-run in Linden, New Jersey back in August. Police say a white SUV cut across three lanes of traffic and collided with a motorcycle.
A child in a stroller was struck and injured by a vehicle Monday afternoon on Long Island, and authorities said the driver fled from the scene.
John Almeida faces several charges, including leaving the scene of a crime and aggravated operation of a vehicle.
Police said the SUV struck a 27-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman on Seaview Avenue near Louisiana Avenue in East New York just before 2 a.m.
A Long Island mother of two was mowed down by a driver this week, moments after she dropped off her son at a music lesson.
The City Council is considering imposing tougher civil penalties for drivers involved in fatal hit-and-run accidents.
Suffolk County police have released a surveillance image of a dark-colored minivan they said was involved in a hit-and-run last month in Central Islip.