Bay Shore Man Fatally Hit by SUV

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A 70-year-old man was fatally hit by an SUV while crossing a road in his hometown of Bay Shore on Wednesday evening.

Suffolk County police said Arquimides Barrera was walking across Fifth Avenue when he was struck by a southbound Jeep Cherokee near the corner of Jensen Road at 5:45 p.m.           

The victim was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he was pronounced dead.  The driver was not injured and remained at the scene.

Third Squad detectives impounded the Jeep, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on this crash to call them at 631-854-8352.