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Suffolk Police Investigating Death of Pedestrian in Nesconset Vehicle Accident

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The pedestrian, Albert Geerders of Ronkonkoma, 68, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Nesconset.
 
Daniel Curcio was driving a commercial truck in reverse in the parking lot of Handy Pantry Shopping Center, located at 279 Smithtown Blvd., when the vehicle struck a man walking through the parking lot.
 
The pedestrian, Albert Geerders, 68, of Ronkonkoma, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Curcio, 30, of Nesconset, was not injured.
 
A vehicle safety check was conducted on scene by the Suffolk County Police Department Motor Carrier Safety Unit. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.