Man fatally struck by car in Northport

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NORTHPORT -

Suffolk police say a man was fatally struck by a car in Northport Sunday morning.

It happened shortly before noon on Fort Salonga Road at Layne Way.

Police say 68-year-old Peter Carroll, of Northport, stepped off the sidewalk in an attempt to cross the road. He was struck by a passing Subaru, which was driven by a 27-year-old Northport man.

Carroll was taken to Huntington Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Subaru driver was not injured.

Police say the vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the case to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.

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