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Queens Man Struck Dead While Crossing Long Island Expressway Sunday: NYPD

Long Island Expressway Exit 29 (Google Maps)

Oct. 19, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

A 47-year-old pedestrian was struck dead while attempting to cross the Long Island Expressway in Bayside early Sunday morning.

The victim, a Queens man, was trying to cross the highway at around 3 a.m. when he was hit by a sedan traveling eastbound along the expressway near Exit 29, according to police.

When the police arrived, the victim was lying on the roadway unconscious and unresponsive.

The man was transferred to North Shore University Hospital by EMS where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police said that the driver of the sedan remained at the scene and no arrests have been made.

The NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad is still investigating the incident.

The man’s identity has yet to be released, pending family notification.

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