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Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck By Mercedes-Benz On Long Island

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

A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a Mercedes-Benz on Long Island.

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 male pedestrian was struck by the 2015 Mercedes that was traveling southbound on Bellmore Avenue at the intersection of North Jerusalem Road. 

The 70-year-old 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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