MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating after a pedestrian and dog were killed on a street on Long Island.
As CBS2’s Ali Bauman reported, it was still an active scene Thursday night as police closed a section of Merrick Road in Massapequa in both directions here as they investigated an incident involving a pedestrian and a driver.
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Police said happened at around 8 p.m. on Merrick near Haight Avenue. A pedestrian and a dog were hit by a driver while crossing the street and it appears that both the pedestrian and dog were killed.
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Police said the driver stayed on scene and they are investigating if there is any criminality.
It remains an ongoing investigation, but officials said Merrick Road has been reopened.
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