A 41-year-old landscaper from Centereach was fatally struck by a vehicle in Coram on Wednesday morning.

Suffolk County police said Salvatore Leocata was standing in Hawkins Road with landscaping equipment when he was hit by an eastbound Mercedes shortly before 8 a.m.

Leocata was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe sun glare may have been a contributing factor in this crash, police said.

Neither the driver, 71-year-old Young Min Ban of South Setauket, nor his passenger was injured.

Sixth Squad detectives ask anyone with information on this crash to call them at 631-854-8652.

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