Police: Driver killed in Smithtown crash may have suffered medical event

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Police say a 79-year-old woman was killed in a crash Thursday on Route 25A in Smithtown.

Police say Patricia Schmidt may have suffered a medical problem while at the wheel.

Detectives tell News 12 that Schmidt was making a right turn out of the parking lot of Stop & Shop when she veered off the road and slid into the woods.

She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

 

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