The Homicide Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Hempstead at 8:53 P.M.
According to detectives, an 80 year old female who was crossing Washington Street at Nichols Ct. was struck by a vehicle that left the scene. The female victim was removed to a local hospital and pronounced deceased at 11:15 P.M. The vehicle that left the scene of the auto accident was found by the Hempstead Police Department a short time later, parked on the street in Hempstead. The vehicle was impounded for a forensic investigation. Identification of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Ferrucci/Homicide 09/13/17/0700/7833