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Woman struck, killed after car breaks down on LIE in Yaphank, police say

A woman standing beside her broken-down car on the Long Island Expressway died after she was struck by another car in Yaphank early Saturday morning, Suffolk County police said.

The woman's name will not be released until her family is notified, police said.

The other motorist was driving east in a 2015 Chrysler 300, west of Exit 66, when she crashed into the other woman at about 3:10 a.m., police said.

Neither the driver nor her passenger were hurt, police said.

Both the Chrysler and the disabled 2012 Nissan Altima, which was in the expressway's right lane, were impounded and will undergo safety checks, police said.

Anyone with information on the crash should call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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