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ID Released For Man Killed After Being Struck By Car, Van On LI Roadway

Peninsula Boulevard near the intersection of President Street in Hempstead.
Peninsula Boulevard near the intersection of President Street in Hempstead. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

The identity has been released of a man who died after being struck by two separate vehicles on a Long Island roadway.

It happened around 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, June 7 in Hempstead.

The 35-year-old man was crossing Peninsula Boulevard near the intersection of President Street when he was struck by a 2003 Honda Civic driven by a 47-year-old man that was traveling northbound on Peninsula Boulevard, Nassau County Police said. 

The pedestrian was then struck by a second vehicle, a 2018 Dodge utility van traveling northbound on Peninsula Boulevard, driven by a 54-year-old man, said police. 

Both vehicles remained at the scene. 

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by a Northwell Hospital Emergency Medical Technician.

On Friday morning, June 10, police identified the man killed as Rene Antonio Iraheta Ramos, age 36, of Hempstead.

The investigation is ongoing.

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