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Rockville Centre bicyclist hit by truck, killed on South Park Avenue


A woman was struck by a truck and killed last Saturday while riding her bike on South Park Avenue, according to the Nassau County Police Department’s Homicide Squad.

At about 2:40 p.m., Ellen Stegman, 67, of Rockville Centre, was headed northbound when she fell off of her bike and was hit by a 2003 Ford box truck traveling in the same direction, detectives said. The driver of the truck stopped and called the police.

A Northwell Health ambulance arrived at the scene, where an emergency medical technician pronounced her dead.