A 73-year-old woman was fatally struck by a vehicle in her hometown of Port Jefferson Station on Saturday evening.

Suffolk County police said 17-year-old Thomas Sammartino, also of Port Jefferson Station, was driving a Honda northbound on North Bicycle Path when he hit Rosa Maria Sinchi shortly after 5 p.m.

The victim was taken to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson, where she was pronounced dead. Her identity was not immediately available.

The driver was not injured and stayed at the scene.

Sixth Squad detectives have impounded the vehicle, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone who witnessed this crash to call them at 631-854-8652.

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