A transportation watchdog group has named a 16-mile stretch of Hempstead Turnpike on Long Island as the region's most dangerous road.
The group found that between 2007 and 2009, 12 pedestrians were killed on Hempstead Turnpike. The busy highway stretches across Nassau County, from Elmont to Farmingdale. Most of the fatalities were recorded in Elmont, Franklin Square and Hempstead.
Broadway in Manhattan was the second most-dangerous, with 11 fatalities.
Also on the list of dangerous roads were US-322 (Blackhorse Pike) in Atlantic County, N.J.; Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn; and Bowery in Manhattan.
US-1 (Boston Post Road) made the list of dangerous Connecticut roads with 6 fatalities in the same period.