Hempstead, NY (April 21, 2020) – At around 10:22 p.m., on April 19, a 63-year-old male was attempting to cross Jerusalem Avenue near Spencer Place when he was struck by a 2005 Acura MDX. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping.
The pedestrian suffered extensive injuries and was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared deceased.
A good Samaritan witnessed the accident and began to follow the driver until they were able to flag down police. The driver was pulled over and identified as 30-year-old Erick Argueta.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York
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