Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Great Neck

Nassau detectives are investigating a car accident that left one man dead on Sunday at 9:35 a.m. in Great Neck.

Police say Adrian Vasquez, 54, of Great Neck, was walking eastbound on Old Mill Road when he was struck by a 2010 Lexus car that was traveling westbound.  

The 71-year-old male driver lost control of the vehicle, drove onto a curb and sidewalk where he struck a street sign pole and the pedestrian. The victim was transported to North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset were he was pronounced deceased at 10:09 a.m.

The vehicle was impounded for brake and safety inspection.  The investigation is on going.


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