Blue Point Man Behind Wheel in Fatal Pedestrian Strike

Police say 20-year-old Blue Point man struck a woman in Shirley Friday morning.

A Blue Point man was at the wheel of a car that struck and killed a woman in Shirley Friday morning, police said.

Police did not identify the 20-year-old driver, who was not injured in the crash that occurred around 9:40 a.m. at the intersection of William Floyd Parkway and Havenwood Road. 

The woman killed, 58-year-old Evelyn Rodgers, of Mastic Beach, was walking across William Floyd Parkway when she was hit by a 2003 Toyota in the southbound lane, police said. Rodgers was pronounced dead at in East Patchogue a short time later. 

No criminal charges have been filed against the driver.

Police are asking anyone with information about the crash to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752. 

donna August 18, 2011 at 09:27 PM
this is so sad all the way around...my heart breaks for both families


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