BABYLON - Police say they are investigating a fatal car accident in Babylon this afternoon.

According to authorities, a woman was killed after being rear-ended by a box truck on Sunrise Highway. They say the victim, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The westbound side of the highway was shut down just west of Little East Neck Road for several hours following the crash.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

For Chopper 12 footage of the crash, tune to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.