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Pedestrian struck, killed in Copiague, Suffolk police say

A man who stepped onto a Copiague street died after he was struck by an SUV, Suffolk police said Wednesday.

The victim, Wojtek Brajczewski, 61, of Wantagh, was taken by Copiague Rescue to West Islip's Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver, Nicole Campay, 40, of Lindenhurst, was behind the wheel of a 2012 Chrysler Town & Country at about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday and headed east on Oak Street, east of Great Neck Road, when she struck Brajczewski, police said.

Campay was not injured.

The SUV will undergo safety checks and police ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.  

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