By Ali Bauman

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 30-year-old man and his dog were struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing the street Thursday on Long Island.

It happened shortly before 8 p.m. on Merrick Road near Forrest Avenue in Massapequa.

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Police said a Jeep fatally struck the victim and his dog as they tried to cross Merrick Road.

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The 72-year-old driver stayed at the scene, and investigators said there was “no apparent criminality.”

The victim’s name has not been released.

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Ali Bauman