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School Crossing Guard Hit and Killed By Truck in Hempstead on Friday

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The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian which occurred on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:25 a.m. in Hempstead.

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The investigation is ongoing.

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Hempstead, NY - October 28, 2016 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian which occurred on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:25 a.m. in Hempstead.

According to detectives, Virginia C. Leviner, 66, of Hempstead, while working as a crossing guard for Hempstead Police Department was struck by a 2000 Mack truck in the street at the corner of S. Franklin Avenue and Grove Street.  She was transported to Winthrop University Hospital where she was pronounced deceased at 9:04 a.m. by hospital staff.  A brake and safety inspection was performed at the scene.  No criminality is suspected at this time.  The investigation is ongoing.