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Police: Elderly Pedestrian Killed by Hit-And-Run Driver in Garden City Park

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A female, 72, was struck by an unknown vehicle while attempting to cross Nassau Boulevard, cops say.

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NCPD are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian in Garden City Park.

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UPDATE - February 1, 2018 - The below listed deceased victim has been identified as Catarina Didricson, 72, of Garden City Park.
 
Below is the original report.
 
Garden City Park, NY - January 31, 2018 - Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 5:41 p.m. in Garden City Park.
 
According to detectives, while attempting to cross Nassau Boulevard, south of 7th Street, a female pedestrian, 72, was struck by an unknown vehicle that failed to stop. As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered multiple trauma injuries and was transported to an area hospital. The Victim was pronounced deceased by a staff physician a short time after arrival.
 
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.
 
This investigation is ongoing.