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Shoreham man killed walking on Ridge road, police say

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.

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.

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