Suffolk County Police today arrested the driver involved in a fatal motor vehicle crash in Wading River that killed a 90-year-old woman after the driver provided a false name to officers.
Following an investigation, detectives determined that Tara Demauro was the driver of the Jeep that struck a Nissan on Route 25A on October 14. Following the crash, Demauro provided officers with the name of her relative, Meghan Cunningham of Rocky Point, who was not involved.
Demauro, 48, of Rocky Point, was charged with Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree, Making a Punishable False Written Statement and Driving with a Suspended License. She was released on a desk appearance ticket and is due to appear at the First District Court in Central Islip on a later date.