For Immediate Release
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Incident: Pedestrian Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash
Location: Westbound Route 25A, Shoreham
Date/Time: Sunday, January 12, 2020 at approximately 6:10 p.m


Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Shoreham tonight.


An adult female was crossing westbound Route 25A, in front of the Rocky Point Fire Department, when she was struck by a 2018 Hyundai SUV at approximately 6:10 p.m. The woman, who has yet to be identified by police, was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where she died from her injuries. The driver of the Hyundai, Paula Avent, 36, of Rocky Point, was alone in her vehicle and not injured.


It is under investigation why the woman was crossing the road. The Hyundai was impounded for a safety check.


Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.       





Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 20-46155
Suffolk County Police Department

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