Woman Dead in 4-Car Crash That Sends Vehicle Into Long Island Pizzeria: Police

A 52-year-old woman died and a man was seriously hurt in a multi-vehicle accident that sent one car plowing into a pizzeria on Long Island late Monday, authorities say. 

At least four cars were involved in the accident on Larkfield Road near Fifth Avenue in East Northport around 9:50 p.m. Police say the woman who died, Karla Kovach, hit a Nissan that was slowing in traffic, then spun into the back of a Mercedes, which forced the Mercedes into the back of a stopped Cadillac.

The Nissan veered into Mario's Pizza on Larkfield Road, seriously injuring the 37-year-old driver. 

The 46-year-old driver of the Mercedes and her two children were taken to a hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the Cadillac and his passenger weren't hurt, police say.

Kovach's vehicle was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is ongoing. 

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