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Pedestrian killed on Route 25A in Rocky Point

Suffolk County police at the scene of a

Suffolk County police at the scene of a fatal accident in Rocky Point Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Police said a pedestrian was struck and killed by a 2001 Hyundai Sante Fe as he tried to cross Route 25A, just east of Route 21. Photo Credit: Stringer News Service

Suffolk County police are investigating a crash that killed a male pedestrian in Rocky Point Wednesday.

Police said the pedestrian was struck and killed by a 2001 Hyundai Sante Fe as he tried to cross Route 25A, just east of Route 21/Rocky Point Yaphank Road, at about 11:35 p.m.

His identity is being withheld pending notification of family, police said.

The driver of the vehicle, Nicholas Azzato, 27, of Rocky Point, who was traveling east on 25A at the time of the accident, remained at the scene.

No criminal charges are pending at this time, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check, and the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with more information can call Seventh Squad detectives at 631-852-8752.

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