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Long Island Woman Killed When Hummer Crashes Into Pillar

A woman was killed on Old Country Road during a single-vehicle crash in Melville.
A woman was killed on Old Country Road during a single-vehicle crash in Melville. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A Long Island woman was killed after her Hummer left the roadway and struck a mailbox pillar, police said.

Carmela Baselice, 66, of Melville, was killed around 10:10 a.m., Thursday, April 2, during a crash on Old Country Road in Melville, said Suffolk County Police.

Baselice was driving a 2006 Hummer eastbound on Old Country Road when her vehicle left the road and struck a brick mailbox pillar, police said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.

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