WADING RIVER, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A pedestrian was struck and killed early Sunday by a vehicle that went on to hit a tree and flip over in Suffolk County.
Jesse Feinberg was headed west on Route 25A just west of Randall Road in Wading River, when he struck Nicholas Pieloch, 20, at 3:18 a.m., Suffolk County police said.READ MORE: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
Afterward, Feinberg’s Explorer crossed into the eastbound lane, hit a tree, and flipped, police said.
Pieloch, of Rocky Point, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office. Feinberg, of Shoreham, was not injured, police said.READ MORE: Remembering NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: Wake Held For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
The Explorer was impounded for a safety check. The investigation continued later Sunday morning, and anyone with information was asked to call Suffolk County police Seventh Squad detectives at (631) 852-8752.
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