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Woman, 34, struck and killed while crossing the street on Long Island: police

Posted: 11:30 AM, Oct 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-03 11:31:30-04

NORTH NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. — A woman was struck and killed while crossing a Long Island streetThursday morning, police said.

Police responded to a call of a person struck in the vicinity of Union Turnpike and Lakeville Road around 8 a.m.

Kim Mar, 34, was crossing the street when she was struck by a vehicle that was making a turn, police said.

She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead, authorities said. 

According to police, Mar had the right of way at the time of the crash.

The driver remained at the scene.  They were arrested two weeks after the incident, police said. Investigating 

The incident occurred near a busy area, located near the Lake Success Shopping Center and Long Island Jewish Hospital.

Editor’s Note: The story has been updated with the arrest of the driver and the fact that the victim had the right of way. Police initially told PIX11 Mar had not been walking along the crosswalk when she was struck.