Suffolk County

Humvee Pins Woman at Bacon Bash Food Festival on Long Island: Police

An unmanned Humvee rolled down a hill and pinned a woman at the Long Island Bacon Bash food festival, police said.

Suzette Lamonica, 46, of Brookhaven, was trapped between the Humvee and a food trailer, Suffolk County police said. She was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious leg and arm injuries. 

The Humvee was parked at an incline when it slipped out of gear and rolled about 30 feet down a hill at the Pennysaver Amphitheater in Farmingville, police said. 

Three other people were also injured. Richard Gherardi, 30, of East Hampton, was inside the food trailer that was struck by the Humvee, police said. He was burned by cooking oil. 

Two other women suffered minor injuries and refused treatment. 

The Humvee was impounded. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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