FORT SALONGA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There was tragedy for the family that owns P.C. Richard and Son after a deadly driveway accident Monday.

Suffolk County Police say 83-year-old Peter Richard was backing out of his driveway in Fort Salonga on Monday morning when he struck his wife.

Nancy Richard, 79, was pronounced dead at Huntington Hospital.

Police say she had just walked her grandchild to the bus stop and was returning home.

Peter Richard was not injured.

PC Richard and Son was found as a hardware store in Brooklyn in 1909.

Comments (5)
  1. Marcia Friedman says:

    My husband worked for PC Richards…In fact Peter was our Best man at our wedding in 1968..My most sincere condolences to the entire family..Marcia Bacon Friedman

  2. Charlene says:

    How sad & heartbreaking for the husband he must be beside himself. Condolences to him & his family may she R.I.P.

  3. Ilene Mindlin says:

    My husband worked for PC Richards for, I think, 36 years, and knows PC personally. We were both so shocked to hear the tragically sad news and are praying for the entire family. So heartbreaking.

  4. katelyn roberts says:

    there part of my family and i just found out today i feel bad for my two cousins.

  5. Mima Frieze says:

    Deepest sympathies to the PC Richard family

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