SCPD: Man Struck and Killed by Own Tractor Trailer in East Moriches
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: June 12 2018
The victim, 72, was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced dead, officials say.
SCPD are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in East Moriches.
Photo by: LI.com News Team
East Moriches, NY - June 12, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in East Moriches on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
A man was delivering dirt to a residence on Moriches Ave. when he exited his 2005 Peterbilt tractor trailer and the vehicle started rolling and struck the man at 11:40 a.m.
The Motor Carrier Safety Section performed a safety check at the scene. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.