Irene Puswald ID'd as jogger fatally injured by SUV

Police at the scene on Salisbury Avenue and

Police at the scene on Salisbury Avenue and Kensington Road on Friday, March 21, 2014 in Garden City, where a jogger was struck by a car. The 64-year-old woman sustained multiple traumas, police said, and was pronounced dead at 4:30 p.m. at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola. (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A jogger who was killed on Friday when she was hit by a sport utility vehicle has been identified by Nassau County police as a Garden City South woman.

Police said Irene Puswald, 64, was struck by a 2003 Honda CRV just before noon Friday as she jogged on Kensington Road near Salisbury Avenue in Garden City.

Puswald suffered trauma and was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead that afternoon, police said.


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Puswald's family declined to comment about the accident.

The Honda's driver, a 43-year-old West Hempstead woman, was not injured.

Police said the collision was an accident, adding that there was no criminality involved in the case.

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