A woman on her way to church services Sunday morning died as a result of a car accident. Police are reporting that 79 year old Dorothy Mantos and her husband were in the process of turning into the Saint Nicholas Church parking lot when their vehicle was struck by a sport utility vehicle.
The accident occurred shortly before 9 am in the 700 block of Little Neck Road. Unfortunately, Mantos died as a result of the crash. Her husband, as well as two other passengers in the vehicle, were rushed to a local hospital for treatment. All three are in stable condition and none suffered life threatening injuries.
Police have ruled out speeding and alcohol as potential causes of the accident.