Woman, 42, Dies in Motor Vehicle Crash in Dix Hills


Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle accident in which a pedestrian was killed in Dix Hills on July 2.

According to police, William Ackerman, 48, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Traverse northbound on East Deer Park Road when his vehicle stuck a pedestrian who was walking across the street at 12:13 a.m. Felicia Romero, 42, of Brentwood was transported by Dix Hills Rescue to Huntington Hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

Ackerman, of Northport, was not injured. The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact police at 631-854-8552. All calls will remain confidential.