Posted on Saturday, December 29th, 2018 at 6:11 pm
Brentwood, NY (December 29, 2018) – Police reported that a man was struck by two vehicles and lost his life in a pedestrian accident. The drivers who struck him have since been identified.
At the time, police reported that 61-year-old Hector Solis was driving his Toyota Camry on Suffolk Avenue last night around 6:35 p.m. Suddenly, the mirror of his vehicle struck the pedestrian, who had been crossing the street at the time.
The victim fell into the eastbound lane where he was struck by a Ford Escape driven by 43-year-old Allan Broughton of Rome. Police say that the pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld at this time.
Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks. Police continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to the accident.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
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