The Homicide Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred in Hempstead on Saturday, August 21, 2012 at 11:20 pm.
According to detectives, a 49-year-old male was driving a 2008 Mercury north on Peninsula Boulevard in the vicinity of West Marshall Street and struck a 28 year old male pedestrian that was crossing west to east. The male victim suffered severe head and body trauma and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim is listed in critical condition. There were no other injuries reported. The driver of the Mercury remained at scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick / Homicide Squad 08/22/21/076/8348
***UPDATE***Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide 08/30/21/1640/8970
The above male victim was pronounced deceased at a local hospital on Friday, August 27, 2021 and has been identified as Rashad Pyfrom, 28 of Hempstead.