Cops: Pedestrian struck by car in West Babylon, killed

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A Lindenhurst woman crossing a street in West Babylon was struck and killed Monday afternoon, Suffolk police said.

Amelia Couvertier, 83, was walking east on Montauk Highway about 3:20 p.m. when she attempted to cross Great East Neck Road, police said. She was struck by a 2008 Toyota Corolla driven by Carol Lawrence, 73, of North Lindenhurst, police said. Lawrence had been traveling east on Montauk Highway when she made a left turn onto Great East Neck Road. According to police, witnesses stated Lawrence had a green arrow when she made the turn and no criminality is suspected.

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Couvertier was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where she was later pronounced dead.

Lawrence was not injured. Her car was impounded for a safety check. First Squad detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident to call 631-854-8152.

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