Pedestrian killed in Hicksville

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A woman was killed as she crossed a street in Hicksville on Saturday evening, Nassau police said.

Leema Karnati, 48, of Hicksville, was crossing Newbridge Road near Elmira Street, at a place without a traffic signal or crosswalk, at about 6 p.m. when she was struck by a 1992 Lincoln driving south in the left lane of Newbridge Road, police said.

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Karnati was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead about a half-hour later, police said.

Police did not suspect any criminality, but the investigation was ongoing.

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