Pedestrian struck and killed by taxi in Port Jefferson Station, Long Island

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Sunday, June 5, 2016

PORT JEFFERSON STATION, Long Island (WABC) -- Police on Long Island are investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a taxi early Sunday morning.

Suffolk County Police say Gail Oses was walking on Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station when she was struck by a southbound 2010 Crown Victoria, driven by Brendan Hurst, at approximately 3:05 a.m.

Oses was taken to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where she was pronounced dead.

Hurst, 64, of Centereach, and his two male passengers were not injured.

The vehicle, which is owned and operated by Lindy's Taxi, was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.