Police: Woman, 82, dies in Calverton car crash

A woman was killed when her car collided A woman was killed when her car collided with another vehicle on the off-ramp at Exit 71, Route 24 in Calverton. (Dec. 18, 2012) Photo Credit: James Carbone

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A Flushing driver died in a Tuesday morning car crash off the Long Island Expressway in Calverton, Suffolk police said.

Marilyn Mallon, 82, was in her Honda when it collided with a GMC about 10:15 a.m. at the LIE service road and County Road 24, police said.

Mallon had taken eastbound Exit 71 just before being hit by the GMC going south on CR 24, police said.

She was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, where she died from her injuries, police said.

The GMC driver, Tyler Yaskanich, 18, of Shoreham, suffered minor injuries, police said.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.

Seventh Precinct detectives ask anyone with information to call 631-852-8752.

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