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Senior citizen hit and killed on her way to Christmas mass

  • Police said Barbara Rizzi was struck shortly after midnight Monday as she crossed North Ocean Avenue 
  • She was headed to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in North Patchogue
  • No charges were filed against the 20-year-old Patchogue woman who was driving the car 
  • She was pronounced dead after a North Patchogue rescue squad took her to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center 

Police in Suffolk County on Long Island say a 70-year-old woman walking to Christmas Mass in North Patchogue has died after a car struck her.

Police said Barbara Rizzi was struck shortly after midnight Monday as she crossed North Ocean Avenue.

Authorities say she was heading to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in North Patchogue when the 2016 Nissan four-door sedan hit her.

Seventy-year-old Barbara Rizzi was headed to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in North Patchogue (pictured) when she was struck and killed

She was pronounced dead after a North Patchogue rescue squad took her to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue.

No charges were filed against the 20-year-old Patchogue woman who was driving the car. She was not injured.

Suffolk County Police detectives say anyone with information about the crash should contact them at 631-854-8552. 

She was pronounced dead after a North Patchogue rescue squad took her to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue (pictured)

She was pronounced dead after a North Patchogue rescue squad took her to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue (pictured)

She was pronounced dead after a North Patchogue rescue squad took her to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (Pictured: Site where Rizzi was killed)

She was pronounced dead after a North Patchogue rescue squad took her to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (Pictured: Site where Rizzi was killed)

 

 



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