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Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
Tuesday March 17th, 2020 :: 09:00 a.m. EDT


Pedestrian Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Ridge last night.
Michael Leithe was driving a 2012 Kia Sorento westbound on Route 25, east of William Floyd Parkway, when the vehicle struck an adult male in the roadway at approximately 12:30 a.m. The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Leithe, 34, of Ridge, was not injured.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.
Authority:       Geraldine Hart, Commissioner      20-162474
                 Suffolk County Police Department     JM/0430

Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
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Yaphank, NY 11980

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