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Pedestrian killed during Sunday night car accident in West Hempstead


Nassau County police reported that a 46-year-old man was killed Sunday night during a car accident in West Hempstead.

According to police, the pedestrian, who had attempted to cross Hempstead Turnpike at the intersection of Westminster Road, was struck by a 2001 Chevy Suburban that was headed eastbound. The driver was  a 35-year-old male who remained at the scene.

The pedestrian, who suffered multiple trauma injuries, was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead by a staff physician. His name is being withheld pending family notification, according to police.

The police investigation is going.