pedestrian killed

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Medford last night.

A man was crossing North Ocean Avenue on foot at the intersection of Masonic Avenue when he was struck by a southbound 2003 Honda Civic at approximately 10:20 p.m. The man, who has not yet been identified by police, was transported to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue where he was pronounced dead. Two passengers in the Honda were transported to the same hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The driver of the Honda was not injured. The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.

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