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Garden City Park woman, 72, killed in accident, police say

A pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver

A pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Garden City Park on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, Nassau police said. Credit: John Scalesi

The pedestrian killed by a hit-and-run driver in Garden City Park has been identified as a local resident, Nassau police said Wednesday.

Catarina Didricson, 72, suffered multiple traumatic injuries when she was struck by a vehicle as she crossed Nassau Boulevard south of Seventh Street at about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a hospital, police said.

Homicide detectives are seeking the driver. A police spokesman said there were no details on the hit-and-run vehicle.

Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

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