- Associated Press - Friday, September 18, 2015

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 24-year-old college student was killed as he attempted to cross a Long Island roadway.

Suffolk County police say Eyyad Almargi, of Yonkers, was pronounced dead following the crash in Farmingdale Thursday evening.

They say he was a student at Farmingdale State College.

Police say the driver of the vehicle was traveling westbound on Melville Road when he struck the victim.

The car was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.

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