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Man, 42, struck, killed by car in Bohemia, Suffolk police say

Suffolk County police respond to an accident on

Suffolk County police respond to an accident on the Sunrise Highway overpass on Oakdale-Bohemia Road in Bohemia Sunday night. Credit: Christopher Sabella

A 42-year-old man died after he was struck by a car Sunday night in Bohemia, Suffolk County police said, adding detectives were investigating the crash.

Suffolk police said Paul Inzirillo was driving a 2017 Nissan Altima south on Oakdale-Bohemia Road when the vehicle struck a pedestrian on the Sunrise Highway overpass at about 9:45 p.m. Inzirillo, 24, of Sayville, initially left the scene in the Nissan, then returned about 20 minutes later, police said in a statement.

The victim was identified as Christopher Gallagher of Bohemia. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the office of the Suffolk County medical examiner.

The Nissan was impounded for a safety check.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555. All calls will be kept confidential.

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