Hit-run victim 3rd in family to be killed in pedestrian crash

A Lindenhurst woman killed by a hit-and-run driver

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A Lindenhurst woman killed by a hit-and-run driver was the third member of her family to die in a pedestrian crash in recent years. The body of Pauline Aluska, 54, was found Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, on Montauk Highway, near South 13th Street, a block from where her brother, John Aluska, 61, also of Lindenhurst, was killed less than two years earlier, Suffolk police said. This past Mother's Day, their sister-in-law, Diane Aluska, 55, was killed when a car struck her moments after she had pushed her 16-year-old daughter out of harm's way. On Monday, Diane's husband and Pauline's brother, Ken Aluska, spoke about how he endures the tragedies. (Credit: News 12 Long Island) (Photo Credit: Steve Pfost, Facebook)

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