Suffolk County police investigate the scene where a predestrian was...

Suffolk County police investigate the scene where a predestrian was fatally struck on William Floyd Parkway, south of the railroad crossing in Shirley, Monday night. Credit: Stringer News Service

A pedestrian was killed crossing William Floyd Parkway in Shirley on Monday night, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

Frank Brandimarte, 59, of Shirley, was crossing from west to east at about 9:30 p.m. when a 28-year-old driver, also of Shirley, struck him while heading south in a 2016 Honda Civic, the department wrote in a news release.

Brandimarte was pronounced dead on the scene by a physician's assistant from the county medical examiner's office, according to the release, which did not provide the cause of the crash.

The driver was neither ticketed nor criminally charged, the department's press office said in an email.

On Long Island in 2021, there were 1,199 crashes involving pedestrians and drivers of motor vehicles, according to preliminary tallies from the Albany-based Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research: 461 in Suffolk and 738 in Nassau. Of those, 31 were fatal and 697 involved injuries in Nassau, and in Suffolk, 43 were fatal and 398 involved injuries.

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