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Female pedestrian killed in Elmont collision


A 58-year-old female pedestrian was crossing Hempstead Turnpike at the intersection of Elmont Road on Thursday morning when she was struck and killed.

According to Nassau County police, a 2013 Dodge pick-up truck was making a left turn onto Hempstead Turnpike at 8:05 a.m., when he struck the victim. She was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was not injured. There does not appear to be any criminality at this point, detectives said, but an investigation is ongoing.