Hampton Bays Man Struck, Killed on LIE

A 27-year-old Hampton Bays man was fatally hit by a vehicle while standing on the side of the Long Island Expressway in Hauppauge early Sunday morning.

Suffolk County police said Jonathan Nieto-Carrillo exited a Nissan that was pulled over to the shoulder of the eastbound side of Route 495 when he was struck by a Mazda at 4:45 a.m.

The victim was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The other driver was not hurt.

Fourth Squad detectives impounded the vehicles, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the crash to call them at 631-854-8452.

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Timothy Bolger is the Editor in Chief of the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.