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82-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle in Roslyn Heights

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal pedestrian struck which occurred on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 7:22 pm in Roslyn Heights.

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No apparent criminality is reported at this time.

Roslyn Heights, NY - February 19, 2017 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal pedestrian struck which occurred on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 7:22 pm in Roslyn Heights.

According to detectives, Sion Bakhshi, 82, of Roslyn, while crossing Mineola Avenue from west to east in the vicinity of Hillside Avenue was struck by a GMC Acadia that was travelling northbound on Mineola Avenue.  The aided was transported to North Shore Manhasset where he was pronounced deceased at 7:57 pm by hospital staff.  No further injuries were reported.  No apparent criminality at this time.  The identification of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.