A man was attempting to cross Oceanside Rd. at Davidson Ave. when he was struck by a 2011 Jeep Liberty, detectives say.
Oceanside, NY - July 12, 2018 - The Fourth Squad is investigating a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. in Oceanside.
According to detectives, an 85 year old man was attempting to cross Oceanside Rd. at Davidson Ave. when he was struck by a 2011 Jeep Liberty. As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered multiple trauma injuries, was transported to an area hospital and was later pronounced deceased by a staff physician.
The female operator of the Jeep, 62, remained at scene and was not injured.
The Jeep was impounded for a brake and safety check.
The investigation is ongoing and the name of the victim is being withheld at this time.