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Woman Killed After Being Hit By Pickup Truck On Long Island

A woman was killed in Nassau County while attempting to cross a highway.
A woman was killed in Nassau County while attempting to cross a highway. Photo Credit: Pixabay

A woman was killed while attempting to cross a Nassau County roadway.

The incident involving the 58-year-old happened around 8:05 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21on the Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont.

According to Nassau County Police.detectives, the woman was crossing Hempstead Turnpike southbound at the intersection of Elmont Road when she was struck by a 2013 Dodge pickup truck. 

The vehicle was making a left turn onto Hempstead Turnpike to head eastbound when the crash occurred. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased by medical staff, police said.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was not injured. 

There does not appear to be any criminality at this point and the investigation is ongoing. 

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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