East Hills resident dies in two-vehicle crash

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East Hills resident dies in two-vehicle crash
Nassau County Police say an East Hills resident died in a crash Friday. (Photo by Janelle Clausen)

A 77-year-old East Hills resident died after a vehicular crash in Roslyn Friday afternoon, according to the Nassau County Police Department.

Carol Samide of East Hills was driving north on Roslyn Road at 2:29 p.m. when she was in a collision with a truck traveling east on the Interstate 495 southern service road, police said. A 36-year-old man, who police declined to identify, was operating the other vehicle, a Mack truck, in the crash.

Both drivers were taken to area hospitals, the man with a head wound, according to police. Samide suffered trauma injuries and was pronounced dead at 3:52 p.m.

The Mack truck was pulling a semi-trailer. Samide was operating a 2017 Audi Q7, police said.

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