Police said a woman was hit and killed Sunday night in Shoreham after she allegedly was crossing over Route 25A.
Suffolk County Police said in a statement a yet-to-be-named adult female was crossing westbound in front of the Rocky Point Fire Department at 49 Route 25A, Jan. 12, when she was struck by a 2018 Hyundai SUV at around 6:10 p.m. The woman was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where she died from her injuries.
The driver of the Hyundai, Paula Avent, 36, of Rocky Point, was alone in her vehicle and not injured.
The event is under investigation why the woman was crossing the road. The Hyundai was impounded for a safety check.
This story will be updated when the name of the woman is released.