Pedestrian Killed Crossing Rt.110

Ex-Maplewood teacher was struck by a vehicle at Old Country Road intersection.

A woman crossing Route 110 in Melville was struck by a vehicle and killed Saturday night.

Samantha Pinataro, a former student teacher and paraprofessional at Maplewood Intermediate School,was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred at 11:23 p.m. 

She and a former colleague at Maplewood were crossing from in front of the Seven-11 store when she was hit, Suffolk County police said. The Melville Fire Department also responded to the accident.

Pinataro was a 1999 graduate of Whitman High School.

No further details were available.


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