Jose Mendoza identified as pedestrian killed in Patchogue

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A pedestrian struck by a car and killed early Sunday on a Patchogue street has been identified as a resident of that community, Suffolk County police said.

Jose Mendoza, 50, was hit just before 2:30 a.m. by a 2001 Chevrolet driven by Matthew Weber, 23, of Patchogue, as Mendoza walked on Main Street east of Bay Avenue, police said.

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Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen the collision to contact the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.

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