Six-Year-Old Girl Hit By Car In Water Mill Dies At Hospital

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UPDATE: 7:24 P.M.

A Stony Brook University Hospital spokesperson has confirmed that six-year-old Tess Burstein has died from injuries she sustained earlier today after being hit by a car on Blank Lane in Water Mill.

UPDATE: 4:05 P.M.

Six-year-old Tess Burstein is currently being treated for life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a vehicle on Blank Lane in Water Mill around 11:19 a.m., according to Southampton Town Police.

Burstein was crossing Blank Lane when a northbound Toyota Prius driven by Maurice Wittenberg, 76, of Water Mill, struck her. Burstein was transported to Southampton Hospital and then to Stony Brook University Hospital, where she is being treated for life-threatening injuries, according to Detective Sergeant Lisa Costa of the Southampton Police Department.

Mr. Wittenberg and his female passenger were not injured. The Prius is being impounded for a safety check. No charges have been filed. Blank Lane hase been reopened.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have more information on the incident to call (631) 702-2230.

UPDATE: 12:51 P.M.

Southampton Town Police have confirmed that a young girl was hit by a car on Blank Lane in Water Mill Sunday morning.

The girl was intitially treated for injuries at Southampton Hospital but is being transported to Stony Brook University Hospital, police said.

No information is available at this time about the driver of the vehicle or the girl’s condition. Blank Road remains closed. This story will be updated throughout the day.

Original Story:

A young girl was hit by a car in Southampton on Sunday morning and is being treated for injuries at Southampton Hospital, the hospital has confirmed.

According to Southampton Town Police, Deputy Sergeant Detective Lisa Costa is currently on the scene with officers investigating the accident. The Press will have more information as the story develops.

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