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NCPD: Box Truck Backs Over, Kills 80 Year-Old Woman in Lynbrook

Stephanie O’Neill, 80, was pronounced dead at a local area hospital.

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NCPD reports a fatal auto accident, involving a pedestrian, which occurred in Lynbrook on Monday, April 24.

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Lynbrook, NY - April 25, 2017 - Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a fatal auto accident, involving a pedestrian, which occurred in Lynbrook on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:45 A.M.
 
According to detectives, a male driver, 38, operating a 1998 Ford box truck, was backing up in front of 30 Daley Pl., when he struck a female pedestrian, Stephanie O’Neill, 80, of Lynbrook, who was walking behind the truck.
 
Northwell Health Ambulance transported the victim, who sustained head trauma and internal injuries, to a local hospital.  She was pronounced dead at 12:53 P.M. by a staff physician. No other injuries were reported.
 
Detectives report no apparent criminality. A brake and safety check was performed at the scene.