Man pronounced dead after being found on side of Sunrise Highway

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A man was pronounced dead Tuesday after being found on the side of Sunrise Highway.

Officials say the man was found around 5 a.m. just west of Broadway by a passing motorist.

They say the man was taken to Brookhaven Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Westbound Sunrise Highway was closed for hours between Nicolls Road and Veterans Highway near Holtsville.

The cause of death is currently unknown and the man’s identity has not been released.

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