A 28-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck by a car while walking in a road in his hometown of Halesite on Thursday evening.

Suffolk County police said Jose Lucero was walking in the traffic lane on New York Avenue when he was hit by a northbound Honda Accord at 9:35 p.m.

Lucero was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, 21-year-old Frances Reynoso, also of Halesite, was not injured.

Second Squad detectives impounded the car and ask anyone with information about the crash to contact them at 631-854-8252.


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