Woman Hit by Car While Mowing Lawn on Long Island Dies

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    A lawnmower is blocked off with police tape at the scene

    The Long Island woman who was hit by a car while mowing her lawn Sunday morning has died, police said.

    Suffolk County police said 62-year-old Valerie Fahie was taken to the hospital in critical condition after she was hit on Maple Avenue near Winston Drive in Shirley. She died a day later.

    The 36-year-old driver who hit her was not injured and no charges were filed against him.

    Neighbors told Newsday Fahie had tried for years to have four-way stop signs posted at the intersection near her home.

    --Michael George contributed to this story