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Pedestrian, 80, fatally hit by SUV in New Hyde Park, police say

An 80-year-old woman was struck by a sport utility vehicle and killed Monday morning in New Hyde Park, police said.

Nassau County police on Tuesday identified the woman as Palma Pullo of Floral Park.

The accident occurred on Hillside Avenue at 10:20 a.m.

Police said Pullo was crossing Hillside from north to south when she was struck by a westbound 2015 Honda Pilot.

The driver, identified only as a 40-year-old, rendered aid to Pullo, who police said was pronounced dead at North Shore University Hospital-Northwell Health in Manhasset at 11:12 a.m.

Police said the investigation into the accident is continuing.

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