Woman, 26, Killed in North Valley Stream Crash, Cops Say

A 26-year-old woman was killed Tuesday in a one-car crash in North Valley Stream, Nassau County police said.

The woman, whose identity was not released pending notification of next of kin, was driving a 2005 Chrysler east on Dutch Broadway at Valpark Avenue around midnight when she struck a light pole and then crashed into tree, police said.

First responders with Nassau police’s Emergency Services Unit and the Elmont Fire Department extracted the woman from the car using a hydraulic machine meant to pry apart wreckage.

The victim was transported to Franklin General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 12:51 a.m., police said.

Police did not say what caused the crash. The investigation is ongoing.