Person on scooter fatally struck on Sunrise Highway in West Babylon

Police says the accident happened around 3:20 a.m. and closed down all the eastbound lanes between exits 39 and 40.

News 12 Staff

Apr 4, 2022, 10:10 AM

Updated 744 days ago

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A man riding a scooter in West Babylon was fatally struck this morning on Sunrise Highway.
Police says the accident happened around 3:20 a.m. and closed down all the eastbound lanes between exits 39 and 40. According to police, Edward Marcuteanu was riding a Splach electric scooter in the middle eastbound lane when he was struck by a Honda Accord.
Marcuteanu, 43, of Lindenhurst, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and passenger in the vehicle were taken to a hospital for evaluation.
Sunrise Highway was closed for the morning commute and fully reopened after 8 a.m.


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