Police: Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Route 231

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A pedestrian was taken to a hospital early Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle on Route 231 south of Sunrise Highway on the North Babylon-West Islip line.

Suffolk County police said the accident occurred about a quarter-mile south of Sunrise at 4:11 a.m. Police said the crash closed the northbound roadway.

The victim, a man, was not seriously injured, and the motorist stopped after hitting him, police said.

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The pedestrian was taken to nearby Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, police said.

There was no apparent criminality in the accident, police said.

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