Kings Park, NY - December 11th, 2015 - Holly Gallo, 11, of Kings Park, has been identified as the pedestrian struck in a motor vehicle crash on Main Street in Kings Park on December 5. Gallo died of her injuries on December 10.
Below is the original release.
Kings Park, NY - December 5, 2015 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that critically injured a child pedestrian in Kings Park today.
An 11-year-old female was walking across Main Street when she was struck by an eastbound van driven by Willian Lopez, 52, of Freeport, at 11 a.m. The child was airlifted by a Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition. Lopez was not injured.
The van was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.