Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 8:33 pm in West Hempstead.
According to detectives, while attempting to cross Hempstead Turnpike at the intersection of Westminster Road, a 46 year old male was struck by an eastbound 2001 Chevy Suburban that was being operated by a 35 year old male who remained at the scene. The pedestrian, who suffered multiple trauma injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician. His name is being withheld pending family notification.
The investigation into this incident continues.
Details by: D/Sgt. Gilroy/Homicide Squad 05/18/20/0045/6672