The Homicide Squad isinvestigating a Fatal Pedestrian and Vehicle Collision that occurred onThursday, July 27, 2017 at 9:04 pm in Hempstead.
According to detectives,defendant George J. Graydon, 31, of 12 Green Avenue, Hempstead, was driving a2017 Dodge Challenger eastbound through the rear parking lot of 70 MapleAvenue. A three year old male victim was playing on the sidewalk and ran out infront of the vehicle. The driver did stop and attempted to renderaid. The victim, Qualique McDaniels was transported to Mercy MedicalCenter where he was pronounced deceased at 9:40 pm by hospital staff.
It was determined thatdefendant Graydon was driving with a suspended driver’s license. He was placedunder arrest at scene.
Defendant Graydon is beingcharged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. He willbe arraigned on Friday, July 28, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
The investigation isongoing.
Details by: D/Lt.Fitzpatrick/HomicideSqd. 07/28/17/0630/7945