The pedestrian suffered multiple trauma injuries and was pronounced deceased at a local hospital, officials report.
NCPD are investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred on Wednesday, January 3, in Island Park.
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Island Park, NY - January 4, 2017 - Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:15 pm in Island Park.
According to detectives, while attempting to cross Long Beach Road from the west side to the east side, in the vicinity of Waterford Road, a female pedestrian, 91, was struck by a 1997 Ford Aerostar van traveling southbound on Long Beach Road. As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered multiple trauma injuries, was transported to an area hospital and was later pronounced deceased by a staff physician.
The female operator of the Ford, 76, was not injured. The Ford was impounded for a brake and safety check.
The investigation is ongoing, and the name of the victim is being withheld at this time.