An 83-year-old Lindenhurst woman was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing a road in West Babylon on Monday afternoon.

Suffolk County police said Amelia Couvertier was trying to cross Great East Neck Road when she was hit by a Toyota making a left turn from Montauk Highway at 3:20 p.m.

Couvertier was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where she was later pronounced dead.

The driver, 73-year-old Carol Lawrence of North Lindenhurst, was not injured.

First Squad detectives impounded her car and ask anyone who may have witnessed this crash and have not been interview to call them at 631-854-8152.


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