The Homicide Squad is investigating a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 6:45 p.m. in Massapequa.
According to detectives, two pedestrians were attempting to cross Merrick Rd. south bound just east of Glen Rd. when they were struck by a 2018 Yamaha motorcycle, which was traveling west bound. One pedestrian, a 67-year-old male, suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The other pedestrian was transported to a local hospital and is listed in fair condition. The operator of the motorcycle, a 22-year-old male, was air-lifted to a local hospital and is in serious condition.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: Det. Hoeler/Homicide 12/17/19/2253/8751