HEMPSTEAD: Virginia Carol Leviner Dead After Tractor Trailer Crashed Into Her By South Franklin and Grove Streets
TRUCK ACCIDENT KILLS BELOVED SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK (10, 28, 2016) – A crossing guard was struck and killed by a big rig on Friday as the driver of the truck appears to have been trying to beat a read light, according to ABC 7 News. The accident took place on South Franklin and Grove Streets in Long Island. Police were able to identify the woman that was killed as Virginia Carol Leviner. She was holding up a stop sign in order to help children cross the street at the time of the fatal collision. It remains unclear if the big rig involved in the crash was speeding at the time. Police are continuing to investigate the crash and have put the driver of the truck into custody. People that knew Virginia Carol Leviner absolutely loved her. She had worked in the same area for nearly 30 years. Our staff at the RMFW Law Firm extend our thoughts and prayers to the family of Virginia Carol Leviner. This accident is an absolute tragedy and should never have happened. We encourage anyone that witnessed what happened to come forward and contact police.