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Police seek help ID'ing man struck by car

Police are trying to identify a man who was seriously injured Thursday night when he was struck by a car while crossing Acorn Street in Wyandanch.

Police described the victim, who was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, as a black male wearing a multicolored Coogi-brand sweatshirt, a tan baseball cap, brown snakeskin shoes and a gold ring with a red stone on his right hand.

He is believed to be in his 50s, Suffolk County police said.

Police said the driver of the car, Steven Albert, 84, of Wheatley Heights, was not injured. They said Albert was driving the 1993 Ford Taurus westbound on Acorn Street when he struck the pedestrian just before 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Straight Path.

The car was impounded for a safety inspection, police said. Albert was not charged.

Police said the investigation is continuing and ask anyone with information to call detectives at 631-854-8152.


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