Man struck and killed on Sunrise Highway in West Babylon

Suffolk County police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that happened this morning.Cops say Jervon Branch, 27, was attempting to cross Sunrise Highway near Hubbards

WEST BABYLON - Suffolk County police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that happened this morning.

Cops say Jervon Branch, 27, was attempting to cross Sunrise Highway near Hubbards Path in West Babylon when he was struck by a westbound pickup truck.

Branch was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip where he was pronounced dead.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information that may have witnessed the crash are asked to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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