A woman was killed Wednesday morning after attempting to cross Sunrise Highway near Hewlett Avenue in Merrick, police said.
According to detectives, the victim, Susan Reffke, 56, of Merrick, was crossing Sunrise Highway in the vicinity of Hewlett Avenue from south to north. The victim was then struck by a 2008 Toyota being operated westbound in the right lane by a 46-year-old female.
Reffke was brought to Nassau University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased by hospital personnel at 8:51 a.m.
The vehicle was impounded for safety checks and according to police, no charges have been filed.
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