Woman, 63, struck and killed by police car

April 17, 2011 7:14:43 AM PDT
A Long Island woman has died after she was struck by a police car.

Nassau County police say the accident happened at 11:41 p.m. Saturday in Bellmore.

Police say the officer was driving east on Merrick Road when he hit 63-year-old Sherry Lang. She was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

The officer's name was not released. He was treated at an area hospital for bruises to his knees.

The investigation is ongoing.

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