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Woman Killed After Being Struck By Garbage Truck In Nassau, Police Say

The intersection of Wantagh Lane and Laurel Lane in Wantagh.
The intersection of Wantagh Lane and Laurel Lane in Wantagh. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A woman was killed after being struck by a garbage truck on a Long Island roadway, police said.

Nassau County Police detectives responded to the intersection of Wantagh Avenue and Laurel Lane, where the female pedestrian was struck by the truck at approximately 9:45 a.m, on Thursday, April 21 in Wantagh.

Upon arrival, first responders pronounced the woman dead at the scene. 

No other identifying information about the woman was immediately released pending notification of her death to next of kin.

Police said that there is no criminality suspected in the fatal crash. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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