Pedestrian fatally struck by car on Long Island - New York News

Pedestrian fatally struck by car on Long Island

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COPIAGUE, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a motorist struck and killed a pedestrian who crossed in front of her on a Long Island highway.

The victim, a woman in her late 40s or early 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday night. She was not immediately identified.

Suffolk County police say the driver, 33-year-old Lisa Eskenazi, was eastbound on the Sunrise Highway in Copiague when the accident occurred. She was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Her Honda Odyssey was impounded for a safety check.

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