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Police release ID of pedestrian fatally struck in East Meadow

Investigators at the scene where Surgit Singh, 70,

Investigators at the scene where Surgit Singh, 70, was struck and killed late Saturday afternoon by a vehicle as he attempted to cross a street in East Meadow, Nassau police said. Credit: Jim Staubitser

A pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle Saturday night in East Meadow has been identified as 70-year-old Surgit Singh, Nassau police said.

Singh was attempting to cross Bellmore Avenue from east to west near North Jerusalem Road about 5:45 p.m. when he was struck by a 2015 Mercedes-Benz traveling south, police said. Singh suffered multiple injuries and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:18 p.m. Police did not immediately say where Singh lived.

The driver, whose name was not immediately released, remained on the scene and the vehicle underwent a brake and safety check, police said.

With Vera Chinese

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