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ID Released For Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Mercedes At Busy Long Island Intersection

Bellmore Avenue at the intersection of North Jerusalem Road. in East Meadow.
Bellmore Avenue at the intersection of North Jerusalem Road. in East Meadow. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

The identity of the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a Mercedes-Benz at a busy intersection on Long Island has been released.

It happened on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 5:45 p.m. in East Meadow.

According to Nassau County Police detectives, while attempting to cross Bellmore Avenue, from the east side to the west side, the man, now identified as 70-year-old Surgit Singh, was struck by the 2015 Mercedes that was traveling southbound on Bellmore Avenue at the intersection of North Jerusalem Road. 

Singh suffered multiple injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced a 6:18 pm by a hospital physician, police said.

The male operator remained at the scene and the vehicle was brake and safety checked.

The investigation is ongoing.

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