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NEARBY: Man Fatally Struck on Merrick Road

(Credit: Andrew Coen)
(Credit: Andrew Coen)
Editor's Note: This article was written by Andrew Coen.

A pedestrian was struck and killed at the intersection of Merrick Road and Jackson Avenue in Seaford early Tuesday evening.

According to detectives, around 5:40 p.m., 65-year-old Seaford resident Bryan Flack was attempting to cross Merrick Road on foot northbound at the intersection of Jackson Avenue when he was struck by a 2008 Nissan Frontier.

The driver of the Frontier, a 65-year-old male from Massapequa, was heading southbound on Jackson Avenue when he made a left turn to head eastbound on Merrick Road and struck Flack, police said.

Flack was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries at 10:05 p.m., police said.

The driver's vehicle was impounded for brake and safety checks, but police said that there was no criminality involved in the accident.

Check out the original story on Wantagh-Seaford Patch.

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