The Nassau County Police Department Homicide Squad is investigating a fatal car accident that occurred on Monday, March 20, at 10:20 a.m. in North New Hyde Park.
According to detectives, Palma Pullo, an 80-year-old woman from of Floral Park, was crossing from north to south in front of 653 Hillside Ave., near Stop & Shop, when she was struck by a 2015 Honda Pilot travelling westbound on Hillside Avenue.
The 40-year-old driver did stop to get help. Pullo was transported to North Shore University/ Northwell Health in Manhasset and was pronounced dead by emergency room staff at 11:12 a.m.
The investigation is ongoing.