A pedestrian was killed early Tuesday morning in a crash in North Babylon, Suffolk County police said.
Detectives said a 59-year-old Florida man was driving a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound on Route 231 near Pell Avenue just before 4 a.m. when his mid-size SUV struck the male pedestrian.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office, police said. He was not identified.
The driver was not injured.
The Jeep was impounded for a safety check, and the investigation is continuing, police said. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.