Melville, NY – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Claims Life of Woman near Walt Whitman Mall
Melville, NY (December 21, 2018) – A woman who was tragically struck by two vehicles on Thursday night, December 20, was reported to have died from her injuries. The fatal accident took place at around 9:30 p.m. near the Walt Whitman Mall, according to authorities.
Police stated that the unidentified woman had been attempting to cross Walt Whitman Road at Livingston Street in Melville at the time of the incident. At this time, it is believed that the woman was crossing the roadway as vehicles were passing through a green light, but an investigation is ongoing.
The two vehicles involved in the accident were reported as a BMW and a Nissan which hit the pedestrian, one immediately after the other. Paramedics and police were dispatched to the scene where the woman was sadly pronounced dead.
No further information has been provided at this time.
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