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Pedestrian struck by car and killed on Long Island; man had been walking in roadway


BABYLON, New York — Suffolk County police say a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car on Long Island.

Seventeen-year-old Timothy Meyers was driving on Sunrise Highway in Copiague when his car hit 60-year-old Jorge Molina of North Amityville, who was walking in the roadway. It happened around 2:40 p.m. Thursday.

Molina was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead. Meyers, of Lindenhurst, was not hurt.

An investigation is continuing.

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