Couple killed after car jumps curb in Franklin Square

Police are investigating a deadly accident in Franklin Square that killed a Valley Stream couple. Richard Costleigh, 64, and his 62-year-old wife Dorothy were run down at the corner of Hempstead Turnpike

News 12 Staff

Jun 7, 2006, 10:31 PM

Updated 6,616 days ago

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Police are investigating a deadly accident in Franklin Square that killed a Valley Stream couple.
Richard Costleigh, 64, and his 62-year-old wife Dorothy were run down at the corner of Hempstead Turnpike and Pacific Avenue Tuesday night. According to police, the pedestrians were killed after a pick-up truck and a car collided and the truck jumped the curb. Costleigh was pronounced dead Tuesday night and his wife died early Wednesday morning.
Neighbors who live near the scene of the accident say they're saddened but not surprised. They say the intersection where the two lost their lives is a dangerous one.
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