Police: Pedestrian killed in crash on Sunrise Highway

Authorities say the accident occurred at 5:09 a.m. eastbound on Sunrise Highway and west of Hospital Road.

News 12 Staff

Jan 5, 2023, 11:23 AM

Updated 527 days ago


A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Sunrise Highway Thursday.
Authorities say at 5:05 a.m., Hampton Bays resident Milan Moraga was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse eastbound on Sunrise Highway when his vehicle struck a pedestrian walking in the left lane.
The pedestrian, 62-year-old Juliann McSweeney, of East Patchogue, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Moraga and his four passengers were not injured in the accident. His vehicle has also been impounded for a safety check, authorities say.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.
Eastbound Sunrise Highway was closed in Patchogue for the morning commute, but has since reopened.

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