Police: Pedestrian struck, killed on SSP

News 12 Long Island has learned a car struck a male pedestrian near exit 24. It is not clear why he was on the parkway.

News 12 Long Island has learned a car struck a male pedestrian near exit 24.

News 12 Long Island has learned a car struck a male pedestrian near exit 24. (10/26/15)

WOODBURY - Police say a pedestrian has died after being struck on the Southern State Parkway early this morning.

The accident shut down all eastbound lanes on the parkway near exit 23 around 6:15 a.m. 

Police say a car traveling eastbound struck the pedestrian in the roadway.

The pedestrian has been identified as Peter Perri, 56, of Shirley. Perri was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver sustained minor injuries and is not facing criminal charges. 

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