Cops: North Patchogue man hit, killed by car

Police and investigators at the scene of a

Police and investigators at the scene of a fatal accident on Waverly Avenue in North Patchogue early Thursday. Daniel Barosa, of North Patchogue, was hit and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. (Oct. 31, 2013) Photo Credit: Stringer News Service

advertisement | advertise on newsday

A 32-year-old man was struck and killed by a car early Thursday morning in North Patchogue, police said.

Daniel Barosa, of North Patchogue, was crossing Waverly Avenue in front of the Waverly Point Plaza Shopping Center when he was struck by a southbound 2009 Honda Accord at 2:05 a.m., Suffolk County police said.

advertisement | advertise on newsday

The driver, Robert Myers, 29, of Patchogue, and his 5-year-old son were in the car.

Police said Barosa was pronounced dead at the scene.

Neither Myers nor his son was injured -- and police said Myers was not charged.

The car was impounded for a safety check.

advertisement | advertise on newsday

Police are asking anyone with information about the accident to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox. Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

Comments now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

You also may be interested in: