- Click here for an updated story: ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By Car Shortly After Falling Onto Long Island Roadway
A woman was struck and killed by a car shortly after she fell onto a Long Island roadway, police announced.
The incident happened on Saturday, Jan. 9 at approximately 6:45 p.m. in Lindenhurst.
The woman fell into the southbound lane of Wellwood Avenue, near Hartford Street, and was struck by a 2015 Chevrolet sedan being driven by Max Priore, age 27, of Lindenhurst, Suffolk County Police.
The woman was pronounced dead on the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
Priore was not injured. The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the First Squad at 631-854-8152.
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