Syracuse, NY (June 13, 2020) – On Wednesday afternoon, a woman was struck and killed in a pedestrian crash in Syracuse.
According to the police, the accident took place around 900 Jamesville Avenue at the Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.
The 76-year-old female victim was struck by a vehicle and was badly injured. A man was also struck by the vehicle and received injuries. They were both hospitalized but the woman, identified as Linda Destefano, succumbed to her injuries.
Police are still working on their investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
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