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Shoreham man killed walking on Ridge road, police say

By Deborah S. Morris deborah.morris@newsday.com @dsvmorris

Suffolk County police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Ridge on Monday.

Seventh Squad detectives said Reshma Cooke was driving her 2008 Nissan Sentra south on Randall Road, about a half-mile north of Whiskey Road, when her vehicle struck Robert Stroud, who was walking north about 4:35 p.m.

Stroud, 55, of Shoreham, was taken by a Suffolk County police helicopter...

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Suffolk County police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Ridge on Monday.

Seventh Squad detectives said Reshma Cooke was driving her 2008 Nissan Sentra south on Randall Road,  about a half-mile north of Whiskey Road, when her vehicle struck Robert Stroud, who was walking north about 4:35 p.m.

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Stroud, 55, of Shoreham, was taken by a Suffolk County police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Cooke, 35, of Shoreham, remained at the scene and was unhurt, police said.

The Sentra was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.