Merrick Woman Charged With Fatal Hit-and-run

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Merrick woman was arrested for allegedly killing a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash in Freeport over the Independence Day weekend, Nassau County police said.Stephanie Beeker was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with death.Police said the 66-year-old woman was driving a Nissan Altima eastbound on Sunrise Highway when she hit an unidentified male who was crossing Route 27 west of Buffalo Avenue at 11 p.m. July 4. She reportedly kept on driving.The victim was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a half hour later.Police apprehended the suspect in Baldwin about 90 minutes later.Bail for Beeker was set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond. She is due back in court Wednesday.last_img read more

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Coat drive underway in Franklin County

first_imgBrookville, In. The United Way of Franklin County is collecting winter coats for the less fortunate.Coats can be dropped off at Jim True Ford, George’s Pharmacy, First Financial Bank, Franklin County Middle School and the Brookville Elementary School. Preferred sizes are 5 through 16.last_img

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