Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident involving an operator of a parked work truck that occurred on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 12:20 pm in Woodbury.
According to detectives, a male, 27, was outside of a 2007 International truck assisting with a bridge maintenance crew in the vicinity of Route 135 and exit 44 on the Long Island Expressway. A male, 29, was operating a 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage westbound in the right lane of the Long Island Expressway. The Mitsubishi struck the male while he was outside of his vehicle and his truck. The victim suffered multiple trauma injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene at 12:30 pm.
The male operator of the Mitsubishi was not injured.
The Mitsubishi was impounded for a brake and safety check.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/HOM 09/23/20/2145/8688