FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (WPIX)—
The incident occurred as the students were walking near Lupton Hall around noon. The female pedestrian, believed to be a part-time student taking a summer class, was immediately killed when the truck backed into her. The male, identified as a student at Farmingdale since 2006, was rushed to New Island Hospital in Bethpage with unspecified injuries.
The garbage truck was being operated by Jamaica Ash, a private contractor for the school. The driver of the truck was also hospitalized.
So far, no charges have been filed. Police say the investigation is ongoing.