Bay Shore Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

A 43-year-old man was fatally hit by an SUV in Bay Shore over the weekend.

Suffolk County police said Eckdron Burney was struck by a southbound Toyota Rav4 on Brentwood Road near the westbound Sunrise Highway Service Road at 8:10 p.m. Friday.

The victim was taken to Southside hospital in Bay Shore, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver was not injured and stayed at the scene.

Third Squad detectives impounded the vehicle and are continuing the investigation.

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