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Female Bicycle Rider Hit By Vehicle in Oceanside Succumbed to Her Injuries

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The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred at 10:35am on Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Oceanside.

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Update - May 25, 2015 - The victim, Michele Penque, 27, of Rockville Centre succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced at 4:34pm on May 24, 2015 by a staff physician at South Nassau Communities Hospital.  There is no criminality involved in this accident.           

The original press release is below.

Oceanside, NY - May 24, 2015 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred at 10:35am on Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Oceanside.

According to Detectives, the twenty-seven year old female victim was riding her bicycle south bound on Lawson Boulevard and attempted to cross Anchor Avenue.  The victim was struck by a 2012 Dodge pick-up truck travelling east bound on Anchor Avenue turning left onto Lawson Boulevard operated by a forty-nine year old male.  The victim was transported to a local hospital with head trauma and is listed in critical condition.

The Nassau County Highway Patrol Bureau responded to the scene to perform brake/safety checks on the vehicle involved.  The investigation is ongoing.