Pedestrian fatally struck by car while crossing street in Amityville

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Sunday, December 9, 2018

AMITYVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- Police say a pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on a Long Island street Saturday night.

According to Suffolk County Police, 51-year-old Salvatore Contessa of Amityville was crossing Route 110 at the intersection of North Drive in Amityville shortly before 10 p.m. when he was struck by a southbound 2006 Honda Accord.

Contessa was pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.

The driver, 23-year-old Michael Callison of Massapequa Park, was not injured.

The Honda was impounded for a safety check.

Police are investigating the crash.

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.


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