Police: Pedestrian struck, killed in Great Neck

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A 54-year-old man was killed Sunday morning when an out-of-control car struck him on a sidewalk in Great Neck, Nassau County police said.

Adrian Vasquez, of Great Neck, was walking east on Old Mill Road near Middle Neck Road when he was struck. Police said a 71-year-old man driving west lost control of his 2010 Lexus and drove onto the curb and sidewalk, where he hit a street-sign pole and Vasquez about 9:35 a.m.

Vasquez was taken to North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 10 a.m.

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Police did not release the driver's name because no criminal charges have been filed, authorities said. An investigation is continuing.

The Lexus was impounded for a brake and safety inspection.

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