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Elderly Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash in Rocky Point

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed an elderly woman in Rocky Point today.

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Rocky Point, NY - July 3rd, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed an elderly woman in Rocky Point today.

Francine Schenkel was driving a 1997 Toyota northbound on Rocky Point Road when she crossed into the southbound lane and continued off the roadway into a wooded area striking a tree, at approximately 2:45 p.m.

Schenkel, 87, of Ridge, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. There were no passengers in her vehicle.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is continuing.

Incident:         Elderly Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash
Location:        Rocky Point Road, Rocky Point
Date/Time:     Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at approximately 2:45 p.m.