Inwood Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

A 25-year-old Queens man was fatally struck by an SUV in Inwood on Tuesday evening.

Nassau County police said Alexandre Pougatchev of Woodside was walking in Nassau Avenue when he was struck by a Dodge Ram pick up truck at 5 p.m.

The victim was taken to St. John’s Hospital in Queens, where he was pronounced dead an hour later.

The 49-year-old man driving the truck was not hurt.

Homicide Squad detectives impounded the SUV for a brake and safety test, but no criminality is suspected.