Central Islip Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

A 32-year-old homeless man was fatally struck by a minivan in Central Islip on Monday morning.

Suffolk County police said Victor Fuentes was walking on Suffolk Avenue when he stepped off the curb and was hit by a westbound Toyota Sienna near Pineville Road at 11:30 a.m.

The victim was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he was pronounced dead. The driver was not injured.

Third Squad detectives ask anyone with information about this crash to call them at 631-854-8352.