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Cops: Bay Shore woman crossing the street fatally struck by car

Suffolk County police at the scene in Bay

Suffolk County police at the scene in Bay Shore where a 66-year-old woman was fatally struck by a car while crossing 5th Avenue at 8:47 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Police said no criminal charges are expected against the driver, a 32-year-old Wyandanch man. Credit: Stringer News Service

Suffolk County police's Vehicular Crime Unit is investigating a crash that killed a woman walking in Bay Shore on Tuesday night.

Police said Ishwer Wadhwa was crossing 5th Avenue when she was hit by a 2000 Nissan Maxima traveling south at 8:47 p.m.

The driver, Jerson Ventura, 32, of Wyandanch, drove to the Third Precinct to report the crash, police said in a news release.

Wadhwa, 66, of Bay Shore, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Ventura's car was impounded for a safety check, police said.

No criminal charges are expected "at this point," a police spokeswoman said Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information on the crash should contact the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555. All information will be kept confidential.

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