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Teen Struck, Killed by Car on Parkway in Dix Hills

A teenage pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Northern State Parkway near his Dix Hills home on Sunday night, New York State police said.

Mathew D. Sinclair, 31, of Holbrook, was driving eastbound when he struck 16-year-old Taylor Ann Cavalere who had entered the roadway at 11:30 p.m. near Exit 42, Deer Park Avenue, police said.

Cavalere was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said Cavalere had attended a party at a friend’s house near the scene prior to the crash.


Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has any information pertaining to this incident is urged to contact Inv. James Chadwick 631-231-6389. All calls will be kept confidential.

The investigation is continuing.

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