Homicide Squad detectivesare investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred in Plainview on Thursday,3/1/18 at 5:20 A.M.
According to detectives, a2018 Mercedes Benz driven by a 71 year old male was traveling westbound Old Country Road, just west of Central Park Rd and struck a male,54, pedestrian that was attempting to cross from the south to the north.The driver remained at the scene. The victim was transported to Nassau University Medical Center by Plain view Fire Department where he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician at 6:01A.M. Identification of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.
The Highway Patrol Bureauresponded to the scene and performed brake and safety inspections on thevehicle. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Sgt.Bolitho/Hom 03/01/18/1030/7336