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Tow Truck Incident Leaves 1 Dead - 02.13.24 (NY)

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Pedestrian Killed In East Farmingdale Crash

The man was crossing a road when he was fatally struck by a tow truck, police say


EAST FARMINGDALE, NY — A pedestrian was fatally struck by a tow truck while crossing a road in East Farmingdale early Tuesday, Suffolk police said.


A pedestrian was crossing Route 109 at Route 110 when he was struck by a 2022 Ram tow truck
traveling westbound on Route 109 at 2:30 a.m., police said. The pedestrian, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.


The driver of the tow truck, a 55-year-old East Elmhurst man, was not injured, police said. The truck was impounded for a safety check.



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