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Bernardo Benjamin Briones Bautista struck, killed by vehicle in Selden, cops say

Suffolk County police investigate scene where Bernardo Benjamin

Suffolk County police investigate scene where Bernardo Benjamin Briones Bautista, 27, of Bay Shore, was struck and killed by a car on Middle Country Road in Selden on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Photo Credit: Stringer News / AJ Ryan

Suffolk County police are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian who was walking on Middle Country Road in Selden early Monday.

Bernardo Benjamin Briones Bautista, 27, of Bay Shore, was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a 2008 Nissan that was driven by John Black, 32, of Coram.

At about 12:45 a.m., Bautista was walking in the right lane of the roadway when he was hit.

Black was not injured and remained at the scene; no charges are pending, police said.

His vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing, police said.

Anyone with more information can call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All information will be kept confidential.

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