FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car Saturday night in Farmingville, Long Island, police said.
The pedestrian, who had not been identified as of early Sunday morning, was crossing Horseblock Road near North Ocean Avenue around 9:20 p.m. when he was struck by a 2005 Hyundai driven by William Merced, 29, of Medford, police said.
The pedestrian — described as a Hispanic man in his 50s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and having a dark mustache — was rushed to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead.
Merced remained at the scene. He was not injured.
Police have impounded his car for a safety inspection as they investigate.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call police at 631-854-8652.