Head-on crash kills woman in Hempstead

A woman was killed and two other people were injured in a head-on collision in Hempstead.



Police say two vehicles collided on Front Street near Orchid Street around 12:30 a.m. Saturday.



Diamond Hawkins, 25, of Lakeview, was pronounced dead. A 33-year-old occupant of the car that Hawkins was in was also hospitalized with injuries that are not considered life-threatening. Police say they are investigating to determine who was driving.



The driver of the other vehicle, a 59-year-old male, was taken to the hospital with complaints of pain.



No criminal charges have been filed in the case. Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.


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