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.READ MORE: Tri-State Area Reports Steady Progress In COVID Vaccination Effort As Eligibility Expands
Police said a Jeep fatally struck the victim and his dog as they tried to cross Merrick Road.READ MORE: Driver Arrested After Car Slams Into Scaffolding On East Side
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.MORE NEWS: NYPD Enlists Volunteers For Citywide Graffiti Cleanup Initiative
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