Deadly Auto Accident in Freeport

Police report that a pedestrian was killed early Wednesday morning.

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Freeport, NY - January 1, 2014 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Serious Vehicular Auto Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred in Freeport on Wednesday, January 01, 2014 at 1:10 am.
According to detectives, a male driver, 73 was driving his 2013 Hyundai west on Atlantic Avenue when he struck a male pedestrian not yet identified that was crossing from north to south. The male victim suffered severe head trauma and was transported to South Nassau Community Hospital for treatment. The victim was pronounced at 3:33 am by a staff physician.
Detectives report no apparent criminality with the accident at this time. The vehicle was impounded for a safety inspection and brake inspection. The Investigation is ongoing.