MASTIC BEACH, Long Island -- Police said two pedestrians were hit by a cargo van on Long Island and one of them has died.
The crash happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday in Mastic Beach.
The Suffolk County Police Department said 49-year-old Thomas Pietsch was driving a 1994 Ford E-250 cargo van southbound on Mastic Road when he hit two pedestrians.
Police said 35-year-old Billie Benetatos was pronounced dead at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue. They said 57-year-old Brett Locke was treated for a broken clavicle.
Pietsch, 49, of Mastic Beach, was not injured and stayed at the scene.
The investigation is continuing. null
2 men from Mastic hit while walking on Long Island, 1 dead