Woman, 72, dies after Garden City Park hit-and-run, police say


A 72-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Garden City Park on Tuesday night, according to Nassau County police.

The woman was hit by an unknown vehicle that failed to stop while attempting to cross Nassau Boulevard, south of Seventh Street at 5:41 p.m, police said.

The pedestrian suffered multiple trauma injuries and was transported to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead by a doctor shortly after arriving, police said.

Police are withholding the woman’s identity at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

Detectives ask that anyone with information regarding the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.


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