A young woman from Rocky Point was killed early Friday morning when her car hit a dump truck on Route 25A.
According to the Suffolk County Police Department, the woman, 29-year-old Michelle McDonald, was driving east in a 2009 Mercedes sedan at about 6 a.m. as a 2003 MACK dump truck was backing out of a driveway just past Monroe Street. The vehicles collided.
McDonald was pronounced dead at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson, police said. The truck’s driver, a 43-year-old man from South Setauket, was not hurt.
Motor Carrier Safety Section officers inspected the truck and impounded the Mercedes for a safety check.
Detectives from the 7th Squad are investigating the crash. Anyone with information may call the squad at 631-852-8752.