Lake Grove, NY - December 23, 2016 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a woman suffers an apparent medical event, crashed her car and died in the hospital.
Margherita Giaquinto, 77, of Patchogue, was driving a 2015 Mercedes-Benz in the parking lot of the Smith Haven Mall when she apparently suffered a medical emergency and struck a pole and the building at approximately 2 p.m.
Giaquinto was transported via ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is continuing.