Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 9:25 pm in Massapequa.
According to detectives, while attempting to cross Sunrise Highway, from the north side to the south side, a male pedestrian was struck by a 2015 Lincoln that was traveling eastbound on Sunrise Highway. As a result of the collision the pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: Det. Malone/Homicide Squad 08/18/17/2240/8688
The male pedestrian was walking from the south side to the north side.
*The 2015 Lincoln was being operated by a 49 year old female and remained at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Broadway. A brake test was administered which revealed the vehicle had adequate braking ability. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/HOMICIDE SQD 08/19/17/0400/8688