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East Meadow Woman Killed in Route 110 Crash

Massive traffic tie-ups result; second victim transported to an area hospital. Investigation is ongoing.

An East Meadow woman was killed and another man injured in a two-car wreck on Route 110 in East Farmingdale Monday afternoon.

East Farmingdale firefighters responded to the scene of the crash on the southbound side of Route 110 at about 3:15 p.m.

Firefighters reported one victim, Judith Stein, 75, of East Meadow, was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Suffolk Police said.

Suffolk County detectives said the woman's red Hyundai was traveling east on Avon Court in East Farmingdale when she attempted to make a left turn onto northbound Route 110. 

In the intersection, her car was struck by a pick-up truck operated by a male driver that was traveling southbound on Route 110.

Stein was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver was transported to Nassau University Medical Center where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing.  Detectives ask anyone who may information about this incident to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.

Traffic in the area was badly congested with both lanes reported closed for more than an hour. Police diverted traffic on Route 110 onto New Highway, causing major back-ups in the area.

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paul August 28, 2012 at 03:04 PM
Yes there was a tragic car accident still being investigated. Her age was 75 and the other driver was 25. No correlation. Perhaps just an accident. Perhaps someone was on the cell phone, texting, smoking, drunk, drugs, blacked out, etc......
Rebecca August 28, 2012 at 11:56 PM
There was no disrespect here. I read a simple factual observation that - no matter what happened here - is true. We should not be giving automatic drivers license extensions to seniors without making sure they can actually see and hear properly. My condolences to her family and friends - I'm sure Ms. Stein didn't deserve to die the way she did.
paul August 28, 2012 at 11:59 PM
http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Judy-Stein&lc=1402&pid=159502791&mid=5220051&locale=en-US
Eleanor Leone August 29, 2012 at 12:01 AM
Rest in Peace my dear friend...I will miss you terribly
Maria LaGattuta September 04, 2012 at 04:20 PM
Judy Stein was a wonderful woman, if you knew her you would never think she was 75. Not a risk taker just a sweet lady who was considerate and kind. I will miss hearing your voice.

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