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- A 57-year-old man stopped to help an 18-year-old driver after his car stalled on Motor Parkway in Islandia, police said
- A third driver hit the two as they were getting tools out of the 57-year-old man's trunk, according to police
- The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene; the 18-year-old was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries
A driver hit and killed a good Samaritan who stopped to help a teen whose vehicle stalled on a Long Island road, police said.
Federico Oviedo, 57, of Bay Shore stopped to help an 18-year-old man after his Nissan Pathfinder stalled on Motor Parkway, between Hoffman Lane and Veterans’ Memorial Highway in Islandia, around 6:20 p.m. Saturday, Suffolk County police said.
As the two were walking behind the Oviedo’s car to get tools out of his trunk, a 22-year-old woman driving a Dodge Durango hit both of them, according to police.
The 57-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The 18-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The 22-year-old woman hadn’t been charged as of Sunday.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.