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Pedestrian Killed After Being Run Over By Woman Backing Out Of Driveway In Valley Stream

A woman was hit and killed by a woman backing out of her driveway.
A woman was hit and killed by a woman backing out of her driveway. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A Valley Stream woman was killed while walking on a sidewalk when she was run over by a woman backing out of her driveway.

Sarwari Tabassum, 62, was hit around 2:40 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, on Arkansas Drive, said the Nassau County Police.

According to detectives, a female driver, 47, while backing out of a driveway on Arkansas Drive, drove over Tabassum who was walking on the sidewalk. 

The driver, upon realizing what had happened, immediately stopped and called the police.

Tabassum suffered severe trauma injuries to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene by Nassau County Police paramedics, police said.

 A brake test was administered which revealed the vehicle had adequate braking ability. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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