- Associated Press - Saturday, March 8, 2014

HICKSVILL, N.Y. (AP) - Nassau County police say an 81-yearold woman has died after being thrown from her car in a crash.

The accident happened at 4 p.m. Friday in Hicksville.

Police say the woman was driving a Toyota when it accelerated and hit a Ford Focus.

The Toyota was redirected into the path of a tractor-trailer.

The impact of the collision caused the woman to be ejected from her car. She was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The woman’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.

No criminal charges were filed and no other injuries were reported.