Southold Town police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash in Greenport on Monday morning.
Elaine Schwartz, an 87-year-old woman who lives in Greenport, was crossing Front Street, at the corner of Third Street, when she was struck by a vehicle that was making a right turn onto Front Street from Third Street at 7:20 a.m., Southold Town police said Monday afternoon. After the vehicle struck Schwartz, it fled the scene west on Front Street. Chief Martin Flatley said a witness reported the accident immediately.
Schwartz had been in the crosswalk, the police chief said.