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Police: Man dies after being hit by vehicle on Sunrise Highway in Freeport

Nassau and Freeport police investigate the scene of

Nassau and Freeport police investigate the scene of a possible fatal pedestrian accident at the intersection of North Long Beach Road and Sunrise Highway on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 in Freeport. Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nassau County police's Homicide Squad said no criminality is suspected in a crash Tuesday that killed a pedestrian in Freeport.

Police said the victim, a man, 53, was attempting to cross Sunrise Highway at North Long Beach Road at about 8:59 p.m.

The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of family, was crossing from the south side of the roadway when he was hit in the westbound lane by a 2013 Subaru that was driven by a man, 49.

The victim was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow where he was pronounced dead at 9:43 p.m.

A brake and safety check was performed on the vehicle at the scene, police said.

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