Miller Place, NY - May 6, 2015 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Miller Place last evening.
John Luke, 16, was apparently crossing Route 25A at the intersection of Miller Place Road when he was struck by a 2015 Chevrolet SUV, driven by Francesco Giulietti, who was traveling westbound on Route 25A at 11:30 p.m.
Luke, of Miller Place, was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where he was pronounced dead. Giulietti, 35, of Farmingville, was transported to St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson where he was treated for trauma and released.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.