A 78-year-old woman was killed when she crashed her car in her hometown of East Northport on Sunday afternoon.

Suffolk County police Barbara Dedicke was driving a Honda southbound on Elwood Road when her vehicle struck a parked car and a utility pole just north of Clay Pitts Road at 3:30 p.m.

Dedicke was pronounced dead at the scene. She was driving alone and there were no other injuries.

Second Squad detectives impounded the Honda, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information regarding this crash to call them at 631-854-8252.

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