Bellport Crash Leaves Woman Dead

A 62-year-old East Patchogue woman was killed when her SUV was involved in a crash with another truck in Bellport on Monday afternoon.

Suffolk County police said Geraldine Schneider was driving a Ford Explorer that had just turned onto Station Road when a second Ford Explorer hit her truck near the corner of Farber Drive at 12:55 p.m.

Schneider was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver and a passenger in her vehicle were taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in East Patchogue, where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released.

Fifth Squad detectives impounded the SUVs, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call them at 631-854-8552.

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