West Islip Man Fatally Hit by Truck

A 27-year-old man was struck and killed while walking on the side of a road in his hometown of West Islip early Saturday morning.

Suffolk County police said Christopher Campoverde was driving a Ford pickup truck eastbound in the right lane of Sunrise Highway when his truck struck Gregory Wilson at 5 a.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Campoverde, 28, of Selden, was not injured.

Third Squad detectives impounded the truck for a safety check, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the crash to contact them at 631-854-8352.