Rocky Point, NY - September 23, 2016 - Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a woman in Rocky Point today.
Rachel Stalter was operating her 2014 Toyota Highlander westbound on Route 25A when she approached an intersection and collided with a 1999 Chevrolet Malibu that was turning to go northbound onto Hallock Landing Road.
The passenger in the Chevrolet, Carol Sardegna, 65, Rocky Point, was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the Chevrolet, Colleen Gorman, 61, of Rocky Point, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Stalter, 47, of Port Jefferson Station, and her 12-year-old daughter were transported to Saint Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, where they were treated with non-life-threatening injuries.
Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Seventh Squad detectives at 631-852-8752.