Mom of teen killed by an alleged MS-13 gang member killed by SUV at daughter’s memorial

A Long Island mother whose teenage daughter was allegedly killed by MS-13 gang members died after she was hit by a vehicle just before a memorial for her daughter.

Evelyn Rodriguez was struck by an SUV about 4:10 p.m. Friday on Ray Court Street near Stahley Street in Brentwood, where her daughter Kayla Cuevas, 16, and her friend Nisa Mickens, 15, were found dead, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

Cuevas’ body was found beaten and slashed the same day two years ago.

Before the incident, police said Rodriguez was involved in a dispute on Ray Court Street with a driver of a 2016 Nissan Rouge regarding the placement of a memorial dedicated to her daughter and her daughter’s friend, who were both killed near the location. Continue Reading