A 21-year-old Amityville man was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing a road in North Lindenhurst on Thursday night.

Suffolk County police said Shameek Brown was crossing New Highway near the corner of New Horizon Boulevard when he was hit by a northbound Nissan driven by a Copiague man shortly before 10 p.m.

Brown was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The driver was not injured.

First Squad detectives impounded the vehicle, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information about the crash to contact them at 631-854-8152 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


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Timothy Bolger is the Managing Editor for the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.