Ishwer Wadhwa, 66, dead after struck by vehicle while crossing 5th Avenue in Bay Shore, NY
Modified Date:Wed, 11/04/2015 - 11:34am
Accident Date:Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Pedestrian killed on Long Island
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 631-852-6555.
Cops: Bay Shore woman crossing the street fatally struck by car
Suffolk County police's Vehicular Crime Unit is investigating a crash that killed a woman walking in Bay Shore on Tuesday night.
66-year-old Ishwer Wadhwa was crossing 5th Avenue at about 8:47 p.m. when she was struck by car driven by Jerson Ventura, 32, who was traveling north. Venture properly reported the accident, and Wadhwa was declared dead at the scene by a physician's assistant from the medical examiner's office.
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City:Bay Shore, NY
County:Suffolk County, NY
Area:New York, NY
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