A woman was killed after crashing off the road into a utility pole at a busy Long Island intersection.
The incident happened around 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 in Patchogue.
Nancy Prete, 76, of St. James, was driving a 2018 Nissan Frontier westbound on Montauk Highway at the intersection of North Prospect Avenue when she suffered an apparent medical emergency and veered off the road, striking a utility pole, Suffolk County Police said.
Prete was transported by ambulance to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue where she was pronounced dead.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.
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