MASSAPEQUA, NY (UKTN) – Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian and a dog on a Long Island street.
As UKTN’s Ali Bauman reported, it was still an active scene Thursday night as police closed a section of Merrick Road in Massapequa both ways here as they investigated an incident involving a pedestrian and a driver.
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Police said it happened around 8 p.m. on Merrick near Haight Avenue. A pedestrian and a dog were struck by a driver as they crossed the street and it appears that the pedestrian and the dog were killed.
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Police said the driver remained at the scene and that they were investigating whether there was a violation.
The investigation remains ongoing, but officials said Merrick Road has been reopened.
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