Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Cross Walk in Port Washington

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The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Auto Accident that occurred on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 8:15 am in Port Washington.

Port Washington, NY - May 14th, 2014 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Auto Accident that occurred on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 8:15 am in Port Washington.

According to detectives, Sandra Samuels, 75 of 3 Dock Lane, Port Washington was inside a marked cross walk crossing from west to east on Waterview Drive in the vicinity of Soundview Drive when she was struck by 2015 International box truck driven by a 30 year old male driver. The 75 year old pedestrian suffered multiple injuries and was transported by the Port Washington Fire Department to the North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital in Manhasset. She was pronounced at 12:13 pm by a hospital staff physician. A brake safety test was performed on the truck at the scene and released. Detectives report no apparent criminality at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

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