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Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
Monday July 29th, 2019 :: 09:00 a.m. EDT


Pedestrian Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Bohemia last night.
Paul Inzirillo was driving a 2017 Nissan Altima southbound on Oakdale-Bohemia Road when the vehicle struck a pedestrian on the Sunrise Highway overpass at approximately 9:45 p.m. Inzirillo, 24, of Sayville, initially left the scene in the Nissan, then returned approximately twenty minutes later.
The victim, Christopher Gallagher, 42, of Bohemia, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
The Nissan was impounded for a safety check.
The investigation is continuing and detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555. All calls will be kept confidential.

Authority:       Geraldine Hart, Commissioner   19-423779
                 Suffolk County Police Department   RC/0525

Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
30 Yaphank Ave
Yaphank, NY 11980

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 631-852-2677

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