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Officials: Mother of MS-13 Victim Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle

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Evelyn Rodriguez of Brentwood, 50, was transported to Southside Hospital where she was pronounced dead, officials say.

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SCPD are investigating a woman who died after being struck by a vehicle in Brentwood.

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Brentwood, NY - Sept. 17, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident during which a woman died after being struck by a vehicle in Brentwood on Friday, September 14.
 
Evelyn Rodriguez was involved in a dispute on Ray Court with the driver of a 2016 Nissan Rouge regarding the placement of a memorial dedicated to Rodriguez’s daughter, Kayla Cuevas, and Nisa Mickens, who were murdered near the location two years ago. During the dispute, the driver, who is a relative of a resident of Ray Court, attempted to leave the scene and her vehicle struck Rodriguez.
 
Rodriguez, 50, of Brentwood, was transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where she was pronounced dead. The driver, who remained on scene and called 911, was not injured.
 
The Nissan was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.