1 dead after SUV hits father, daughter bicyclists, then slams into house in Hicksville

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Jim Dolan reports from Hicksville.

A father and his daughter were riding their bikes along a Long Island road when they were struck, one fatally, by an SUV that went on to strike a house Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on New South Road in Hicksville.

Nassau County police said the SUV first hit two bicyclists, a 43-year-old woman and her 72-year-old father. The daughter died at the scene. Her father was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The SUV went on to strike the front porch of the house, causing the porch to collapse. This was the scene from NewsCopter 7:

The scene is heartbreaking. Helmets and shoes and bikes mangled in a series of devastating collisions that seemed to stretch forever, two city blocks of carnage that left a woman dead and her father hospitalized.

It left several people homeless, carrying their belongings from a collapsed home as the sun set in Hicksville on Wednesday night. What witnesses saw there, they will never forget.

And this is the SUV after the crash:

A mangled bike was seen inside the crime scene:

The 57-year-old woman who was driving the SUV and a male passenger were taken to the hospital. The driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries.

No one was inside the home at the time of the crash.
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